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I live in Idaho… not sure if you knew that friends. And right now, it is NOT good in Idaho. Idaho is experiencing it’s worst surge yet of the COVID pandemic. Bad enough that we have instituted crisis standards of care, meaning we may have to ration care because there is NO ROOM AT THEContinue reading “Cancer & Plague & The Golden Rule”
They couldn’t put Humpty together again. Although my surgical team is giving it a fair try, I feel a bit like Humpty Dumpty. I’m definitely rearranged, and it’s not quite all coming together again… Lefty is not the only thing leaking, although Lefty is much improved. I had wound infections of both breasts, resulting inContinue reading “All the king’s horses and All the King’s Men…”
I came home from the hospital Friday- to the house of the mother of my bestie from med school, so I can stay close to Huntsman if I need care. I felt more comfortable than I have in a week, slept beautifully, and on Saturday, after a short and lovely walk outside, lefty sprung aContinue reading “Lefty is Leaking”
I made it out of the ICU and on to the regular hospital floor. Generally this is a good sign in terms of progress, however it has been a bumpy road. I have been dealing with postoperative nausea and vomiting, pain control challenges, and last night I spiked a fever. Currently I am doing better,Continue reading “Bumpy road…”
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Hi, Paula. I’m a doctor, a mom, a wife, and daughter. I’m 33 and I have breast cancer. This blog is a creative outlet, a journal, and a way to stay sane and document the daily tragedies and triumphs.
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