Monthly Archives: July 2010

First Surgery Anniversary, Car Battery, Boating…

Today marks the first anniversary of my one and only lifetime surgery.  It was exactly 30 June last year when I lost my … thyroid (in addition to two parathyroid glands with adenomas). It was then, too, when I realized … Continue reading

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More Tests and More Waiting and More Uncertainty…

Briefly, as I got very tired – today I managed to go and get my blood drawn, and later speak to Dr. Hedaya on the phone.  Dr. Pennington also called me.  I had taken him a copy of  the results … Continue reading

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Latest Blood Tests Results for Thyroid — Not Good…

What can I say?   It has been a bad day, and I wish I could say something different or discuss another matter, but it is not possible. Dr. Hedaya had the results of my tests. I called him dutifully at … Continue reading

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A major storm has caused widespread power outages.

We were VERY lucky.  A major storm hit this area yesterday. Strangely enough, we only lost power for a few seconds when the storm hit. About 187,000 Pepco customers in Montgomery County remain without power. Damages here were only to … Continue reading

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Other Matters, Too!

I try to discuss many issues besides my health problems so as not to dwell on them all the time.  It’s bad enough to have to go through them, but it’s worse thinking about them exclusively.  In my previous blog … Continue reading

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Blood Tests, Boat Flags, Election Madness, Book Quotes, Exercise, Food…

It is almost the end of another rather unproductive week, and I am still feeling weak… I had to go on Monday for a blood test, and it meant fasting until 2:30PM, when the test was done, and having breakfast … Continue reading

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Doctor, Thyroid, Blood Tests…

The long awaited day had come, and we went to my appointment with Dr. Hedaya today.  Alas, for almost nothing, really.  He is right. The test that was missing was done later separately.  That should not have happened.  As a … Continue reading

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