When 30 Years Feels Like Yesterday – The Chronicles and Confessions Of A Brain Tumour Survivor

Sept 16, 1991, Monday Dear Diary, The nerologist, Mr. Young, told me that I have a brain tumor. It`s the size of a nickle. They are sending me for more tests this week ... I`m kind of still in shock. I never expected this. I expected epilepsy or, many be nothing. Jenn took it hard. … Continue reading When 30 Years Feels Like Yesterday – The Chronicles and Confessions Of A Brain Tumour Survivor

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Another MRI Experience – Bye Bye Fasting, And We’ve Changed the Dubstep

Friday, February 28, 2020Dear Diary,¬† Last night I had another MRI. I was in the tube for about 35 minutes, and I almost fell asleep at the end. The sounds the machine makes are so weird. The table actually moved at one point. It felt like a ride at the Red River Ex. When the … Continue reading Another MRI Experience – Bye Bye Fasting, And We’ve Changed the Dubstep

Brain Tumour Awareness and Balance – Mine was Perfect

I was a figure skater with perfect balance. However, a symptom of a brain tumour is unsteadiness. It's Brain Tumour Awareness Week. Where we attempt to erase the stigma, educate the public, and so forth. The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada¬†wants the public to be aware of the above eight signs. But my symptoms? I … Continue reading Brain Tumour Awareness and Balance – Mine was Perfect

My Second Brain Surgery – What Really Happened in Step-Down

December 14, 1993. Twenty-five years since my second brain surgery. It's been a semi-emotional day. I even cried into my coffee. No, it didn't enhance the flavour. I like to find humour in unpleasant situations. I pondered, and I chose step-down. Because, what the heck is step-down? And what happened? My first brain surgery on … Continue reading My Second Brain Surgery – What Really Happened in Step-Down