Open Lung Biopsy – My Truth

Four years ago this week I finally gave in to my doctors pleas, and went to the hospital for an open lung biopsy to get a definitive diagnosis for Sarcoidosis. A couple of months prior, I had a broncoscopy which yielded nothing. I have a resistance to anesthesia, and apparently I tried to pull the…

Needing a Neutral Ear

Sitting on the porch enjoying a warm spring evening I thought about how different my life is now compared to four years ago, when it was nothing for me to drive five hours down to Washington DC, have an hour meeting, check out the city for a couple hours and drive another five hours back…

How Doctors Can Scare You

I went to my cardiologist for my regular 3 month check up. I had with me a copy of the interrogation report for my AICD. I have my AICD interrogated at Mt. Sinai because they put it in and also their equipment is newer and reads my AICD thoroughly. My last interrogation indicated that I…

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Welcome to Life with Sarcoidosis. Hopefully, some of what I write you will find helpful. Please check out my story page for a brief history of my journey with Sarcoidosis so far. Please feel free to leave a comment or email me directly.