Neurosurgeon Consult April 2019

The neurosurgeon consult didn’t go the way I thought it would and there was a surprise twist at the appointment.  I like to plan for every option so that I’m not surprised and I didn’t even consider this option, so it completely caught me off guard. The neurosurgeon suggested radiation over surgery. She explained that […]

6th Brain-a-versary…Sort of

I had just celebrated my 6th anniversary of my brain surgery and being in remission from Cushing’s Disease on February 7, 2019. Just weeks later I did all my labs, which I’m supposed to do every 3 months and they came back abnormal. This time I had waited 9 months to do my labs. I […]

4 Year Brain-a-versary!

On February 7, 2017 it was the fourth anniversary of my pituitary adenoma removal/brain surgery/end of Cushing’s disease!  It’s taken me a while to write about it since I’m trying to move forward with my new self and not dwell on the past.  I am still trying to accept that I will never be exactly the […]

Iron Infusions & B12 Shots

I have gotten 2 out of 5 of my iron injections and I’m already feeling like I have more energy. Wahoo.  I’ve been down-right perky actually.  It feels good to almost have normal oomph levels.  Since testing my ferritin levels and finding out they were really low, I’ve asked to have my Vitamin B12 and […]

Celiac – The Second Round

Diagnosed with Celiac again. Yes, again. Two years ago I was diagnosed with Celiac disease. I had a negative blood test but my biopsy showed significant damage, so my GI doctor decided that I had Celiac. A year later I was seeing another GI specialist since I seemed to be having issues still and that […]