Category Archives: General Medical Industry

Idea for a medical study: cancer

Someone needs to study why is it that certain organs and parts of the body are less likely to get cancer than others. For example, why is that eye cells don’t get cancer as often as skin cells, when they … Continue reading

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Mental Institutions: A place to find the chronically ill?

As I lay here (with more pains than my imaginary audience would like to hear about), it suddenly occurred to me… I bet if researchers could get their hands on detailed records from the 19th century of patients who were … Continue reading

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My Wall of IVIG

I really really hope they keep giving this to me. I need it to survive and lead a normal life.

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MDD: My Dream Doctor

Since I’m on the prowl here in Ottawa, I thought I’d put together a list of qualities that my dream doctor has: 1) My dream doctor is a great listener. When I say listener, I mean they’re hearing what I … Continue reading

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Doctors I’ve had (if they were playing cards)

I wrote this solely for my own amusement…You can see I’m in a writers mode right now–translating all of my feelings into words, even if its totally loopy and crazy 🙂 *** Doctors I’ve had, if they were playing cards: … Continue reading

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*obnoxious* article about doctor’s pay

I tried to find the comment section, but I couldn’t find it on my phone. Any discussion regarding physician pay needs to include all the cost involved with practicing medicine, *none* of which this article addresses. It’s just playing on … Continue reading

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I’m really grateful to Cedars

I know I talk a lot of sh*t sometimes, I know I bitch a lot because, let’s be honest about it, being ill just plain sucks, But at the end of the day, I’m grateful beyond words to my doctors … Continue reading

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I’m outta here!!

It’s always a good to be leaving the hospital feeling much better than you were when you first got here. Thank God for IVIG! 🙂

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I was a big liar today at the dentist.

Last time I tried going to see a dentist (an embarrassingly long time ago–over a year I think–), the entire visit went down in flames. Once I started talking about my medical history, he flipped out, wanted a signed letter … Continue reading

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My suffering to help others

It makes me feel good–beyond words–to think that maybe someone is benefitting from what I’ve learned through all of my suffering over the years– Even if I can only help one person, it’s a good thing…takes a little weight off … Continue reading

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