What A Doctor Wishes Patients Knew About The End

Death. It’s one of the biggest fears of many people. It is a subject that is avoided at all costs and most people stick their heads in the sands and pretend it is not going to happen. But for many people with a chronic illness, it seems that death comes a little sooner than hoped….

A Haunting At Work

I went into work today and when I got there, every single light was on in the place. There are a few lights that stay on over night, but they turn off automatically in the morning. I thought maybe there was a power spike over night and the lights malfunctioned, so I shut them all…

How We Can Help Find A Cure For Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis is a disease with no know cause and no known cure. Research into the disease is under funded because it isn’t a “popular” disease. Help find a cure by donating any amount to any one of the foundations dedicated to finding a cure for this disease. Please click here to be taken to my…

The Weekend Revisit Of: Muscle Pain You Can’t Help

I have muscle pain, and it has bothered me for three days now. It’s not a general pain all over, but in one particular muscle, my pectoralis major. That muscle that sits right in your chest. The pain is only in my left pec, and it is a pain that I want to reach in and…

Sarcoidosis Explained In Fewer Than 140 Characters.

Sarcoidosis: an inflammatory disease in which granulomas, (clumps of inflammatory cells), form in various organs causing organ inflammation. For a more detailed explanation, check this poster for more info.  

Calgary Doctor Monitors Heart Failure Patients With Wireless Sensor | Calgary Herald

Ok. This is really scary to me! A Calgary doctor is using a tiny wireless sensor to monitor heart failure patients.As part of a clinical pilot program and research study with the University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre heart failure specialist. — Read on calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/wireless-sensor-allows-calgary-doctor-to-monitor-heart-failure-patients

I Got Genetically Tested For Colon Cancer And It Got Me Thinking

My paternal grandmother, father and two paternal first cousins all died from colon cancer so I started having colonoscopies from an early age, 37. I had five so far and all have been good results. My doctor suggested that I get genetically tested to see if I carry the gene for colon cancer just like…

The Weekend Revisit Of: Stop Obessing And Just Live

I get a few emails a week from readers of my blog just saying “hi” or to give me support and advice and a few to ask advice. Some are down right full of panic from people that have been recently diagnosed and are desperately looking for a cure. First off, unless you are a…

Could There Be Such A Thing As The Snowflake Blogger?

I have this blog now for nine years and one thing that I think is important is when I express my opinion, I leave an opening for my readers to share their own opinion. After all, I am asking you to read and take in my vast opinion on different things. More and more however,…