Bigger isn't always better in life. I'm not talking about weight size or the size of your bank balance or home, I'm talking about bigger bones. If you research bone disease on "Dr Google" you'll find copious amounts of information about Osteoporosis, low bone density and the importance of having good healthy bones. Try researching high … Continue reading Bigger Isn’t Always Better In Life
Finally there is some good news!! I saw my Orthopaedic Surgeon yesterday to review my latest x-rays and discuss the increased pain in my left non union broken femur. So wait for it.....My leg seems to be suddenly attempting to make new bone at the break site, despite the bone graft my Surgeon performed 5 months ago … Continue reading There is some Good News!!
Yesterday I had a really interesting appointment with my Orthopaedic Surgeon. An interesting appointment indeed! It was one of those when you just don't know whether to laugh or cry. My husband and I have a great relationship with my Surgeon and he knows I understand the ins and outs of my bone disease as … Continue reading To Laugh or Cry?
It seems my good leg ( my right femur) is no longer good and is about to head off on its own little adventure. After weeks of hospital admissions, MRI's, xrays and CT scans, my Specialists had a meeting on Friday to debate my case and decide how to best proceed with treating my yet unnamed bone … Continue reading The Next Leg of the Journey…literally!
Twas the night before Bone Marrow biopsy and all through the hospital the patients were stirring demanding a nurse... That's about as poetic as I can get tonight. Tomorrow is a big day and the day after is even bigger. My stint in hospital 2 weeks ago resulted in an MRI on my right femur … Continue reading Twas the Night Before Biopsy
It's a cliché! Life is full of surprises. We all know that and we probably all like to think we are prepared for them. Sometimes though they come when we least expect it and they are not always good. This week has been a really tough week. I was happily thinking I had 3 … Continue reading Life is Full of Surprises!