A Puff of Absurdity: More Doctors and Nurses, Less Waiting

I went to the CCAC yesterday after my surgery on Tuesday – the Community Care Access Centre – an agency I only heard about when they had a local whistleblowing scandal a couple years ago questioning the decision to reduce case managers instead of front line therapists, and then more recently, when they spent money to send ...

A Puff of Absurdity: And the Saga Continues

Ok, so, after getting a preventative bi-lateral mastectomy, performed shortly after both a mammogram and MRI both showed zero cancer, of course they found cancer in the breast tissue sent to the lab. The good news is it’s all out, but… They found two non-invasive tumours about a centimetre each. The surgeon isn’t worried about that ...

A Puff of Absurdity: And the Saga Continues

Ok, so, after getting a preventative bi-lateral mastectomy, performed shortly after both a mammogram and MRI both showed zero cancer, of course they found cancer in the breast tissue sent to the lab. The good news is it’s all out, but… They found two non-invasive tumours about a centimetre each. The surgeon isn’t worried about that ...

A Puff of Absurdity: And on Recovery in All its Glory

I walked into the O.R. for a three-hour surgery just yesterday, and I feel fine. I’m taking half the pain meds that I’m allowed to take because the pain is minimal. Weirdly minimal for all that’s been done to me. The worst of it is in my shoulders from gas settling there. I have an ice-pack ...