A day when life stares at you down its long nose…

Today, I had an appointment with my oncologist. I’ve known this day was coming for a while. It seems that the big “6-0” is a turning point in the blood disorders (cancer) that I have. Last year, my doctor scheduled an ultrasound of the corroded arteries. I was concerned and apprehensive about the testing because of the heart problems on both sides of my family. The tests came out good and I felt as though…

"A day when life stares at you down its long nose…"

Daily Journal – May 12

The last couple of weeks resembles the “Great Science Experiment!”  I originally visited my doctor for a nerve on the right side of my face being sensitive to touch and radiating pain with even the slightest pressure. We had already decided on previous visits that 2017 would be the year to see an orthopedic doctor about the erosive arthritis in my right hand and to see if I could find relief through pain management for…

"Daily Journal – May 12"

A tourist in my own town – New Orleans

About a week ago I had my semi-annual check-up at Ochsner Hospital. They have recently switched over from pounds to (is it) kilograms. Can I mention just how much I HATE this system? Just get it over with. Tell me I weigh way too much. Don’t make me convert that lovely LITTLE number into a BIG number on the chart above the scale. I had my blood work done a couple of weeks prior to…

"A tourist in my own town – New Orleans"