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Decisions Made, A Productive Week Followed
Saturday, April 02, 2011      7 comments

After much discussion about my visit to the Mayo Clinic last week, hubby and I have agreed to stay with the same Mayo primary doctor. We arrived at that decision because I have two appointments scheduled by his office in May 9, with two specia... Read more
My Second Trip To The Mayo Clinic
Saturday, March 26, 2011      6 comments

This week hubby and I went to my second trip to the Mayo Clinic. I had my thoracic MRI first. One of the machines was malfunctioning so even at 7:30a.m. they were already backlogged. If I hadn't spoken up, I would have been late to my second ... Read more
Two Days Until My Next Mayo Visit
Monday, March 21, 2011      9 comments

Only two more days until my next Mayo Clinic visit. This time we will get up at 3a.m. and be out the door by 4a.m. to make it there before 7:45a.m. My first appointment is at 8:15a.m. for a thoracic MRI and I have to arrive at 8:00a.m. at the ... Read more
My First Visit To The Mayo Clinic
Tuesday, March 15, 2011      8 comments

Many of you may know that last week I had my first visit to the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. It is an amazing facility. The staff there is very different from any medical facility I've ever visited before. If they are going to make y... Read more
Starting To Get Ready For Mayo Clinic
Sunday, March 06, 2011      7 comments

All of my paper work is complete. In fact, the Mayo Clinic called and said that I can skip the first hour of "pre registration" because I went to so much trouble to get all of my records to them in advance and they've processed all of it alread... Read more
A Different Kind Of Reward
Friday, February 25, 2011      7 comments

I was early for a doctor's appointment the other day, so I decided to stop at a near by store, just to kill a little time. I had a gift card that I was given for Christmas and I decided to use it. So I walked around a little and tried on a cou... Read more
I Have A Date For A Mayo Clinic Appointment
Saturday, February 05, 2011      7 comments

The Mayo Clinic called this week with a date for my first appointment. They are going to screen me first outside of the neurosurgery department to see if I need further tests first. The date is March 8 at 3p.m. They will mail me information i... Read more
The Mayo Says YES!
Friday, January 28, 2011      8 comments

I've been anxiously waiting to hear what the Mayo Clinic had to say about my Radiologist report (from my MRI) and whether or not they would consider treating me. They said I would hear from them this week. For those of you who read my last blo... Read more
Anxiously Awaiting Mayo Verdict
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      6 comments

By my calculations, either today or tomorrow, I should hear something from the Mayo Clinic regarding whether or not they will see me for surgery. Perhaps they won't see it as urgently as I do and will take their time calling me back, I don't kn... Read more
Taking What Action I Can As I Wait
Monday, January 24, 2011      5 comments

Today, I devoted to bringing my migraine/chronic pain management doctor up to speed on what has been going on with me over the last month. (A doctor who was doing a fellowship with her department was the person who sent me to the acute pain man... Read more
Scary Business
Saturday, January 22, 2011      6 comments

Wednesday, after being vertical, either by sitting or standing for 5-6 hours I had a strange thing happen. I started to lean way to the left and I was tripping over my feet. This really scared me as well as my husband and I went to bed immedia... Read more
The Initial MRI Results From Neurology and Pain Management
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday my sister went with me to my pain management doctor's appointment. We took the films from my MRI along with my pain medication. When it was finally my turn to be seen, the nurse practitioner came in the room and started talking to me... Read more
Today Is Our 18Th Wedding Anniversary
Sunday, January 16, 2011      8 comments

On a more upbeat note, today is our 18th wedding anniversary. We had planned to do something active and fun but have put that off for a later date due to my medical problems. However, that being said, hubby and I have decided to play it by ear... Read more
Thank Goodness For Support
Saturday, January 15, 2011      8 comments

I went to see my primary care doctor on Thursday for two reasons. The first reason was to bring her up to speed on what was going on with me just in case something happened to me. The second reason was because I was having a strange reaction a... Read more
My MRI Is Next Friday
Saturday, January 08, 2011      8 comments

My doctor acted surprised at the all of problems I told him that I've been having. He didn't even remember that I had his office call him the day after my procedure. This makes me wonder if they even called him or if they just emailed him and ... Read more

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