Monthly Archives: May 2022

Patients as bad historians: Typical day in the life of Tara the Patient 🤪

Today at USC Keck. ENT Doctor: “what surgeries have you had?” Me: “tonsils, appendix, gallbladder, a lot of scopes, polyps in numerous places…” ENT Doctor: “any other surgeries?” Me: “Nope” ENT thinks for a moment then starts examining my neck … Continue reading

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Bitcoin will survive but could crater to $8,000 a…

I agree with this expert–that Bitcoin could go all the way down to 8k, (Which is why I’ve never followed crypto — without regulation it’s the ultimate Ponzi scheme because there’s too much freedom for the people behind the coins … Continue reading

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105.2 pounds: we’re making progress

 Noah got on the scale today, he’s a 105.2 pounds fully clothed (that’s his sneakers in the photo). It’s a small victory, but it’s a victory…waking him up in the middle of the night to help him drink ensure … Continue reading

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My lip is healing really nicely

I can’t believe what an amazing job Dr. Hung did on my lip. For how much he had to take out for the cancer, it looks really really good…

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Waiting for my check up on my lips

Waiting to see the doctor to check on my lips…they look pretty good, but I’m ready for these stitches to come out, they itch… Tomorrow is the cancer doctor at USC, then next week I gotta make that appointment for … Continue reading

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Waking Noah up in the middle of the night…

Noah is so thin right now (6 feet tall –> 104 lbs fully clothed), I’ve started to wake him up in the middle of the night to feed him a bottle of ensure… I haven’t fed Noah in the middle … Continue reading

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I think my lips are healing okay 🤔

I think my lips are healing okay 🤔. Tomorrow I have a follow up at Dr. Hung’s office, I’m pretty sure I’m getting my stitches out… Hopefully I’ll be able to smile and laugh again, I’m not sure how much … Continue reading

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#healing ❤️

My lip is looking better and better every day 🙂 Still hurts like a bitch to smile or laugh tho…but my lip is getting there 🙂 (In fact, my lip healing so well from the surgery I decided to binge … Continue reading

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Recovery from lip cancer surgery has been pretty miserable

My recovery from lip cancer surgery has been pretty miserable; obviously there are many other things that would be more miserable (this really isn’t a club you want to be a member of: ‘let’s compare and contrast our miseries’ 😢), … Continue reading

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On my way to home…two rounds and I’m outta there

Wow…I feel so lucky right now, it was two rounds of slicing and that was it…stitches and lots of wound care now… No talking bending laughing lifting carrying smiling jogging exercising eating So lots of mushy baby food and lying … Continue reading

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