I had a very interesting consult yesterday with a new doc, as my former doc is leaving the Hirsch Clinic for Integrative Medicine. This was a “transition” appointment that I expected to be a non-event…was I ever wrong! My new doc (actually, she’s a PA) is Anne Rhody. Anne has been caring for my mother… Read More MTHFR…WTF??
After many long months… well, years actually… of planning and percolating, I have finally completed my first book. It’s been quite the process! I’ve got it on Amazon in the Kindle Store, but it you can read it on an iPad, smart phone, or on your computer if you don’t have an e-reader. The title is… Is… Read More Is the Paleo Diet Right for You? Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Science
I was working on a big report all day, looked over my shoulder through the window–expecting to see nothing but more gray rain–and wa-la! A huge, bright double rainbow. Thankfully my iPhone was right here. Thank you, Photoshop photo merge feature…
I thought it was time for a community update on my Brain Cloud, since I finished the rather involved evaluation by the pituitary specialists down at Oregon Health Science University Northwest Pituitary Center, which is part of their Brain Institute. There is no way to definitively say what my pituitary mass is without taking it out… Read More One Millimeter Between Me and Brain Surgery
I am truly grateful for my wonderful friends who are tagging along with me on this whole pituitary adventure, eagerly awaiting the next turn. Thank you all so much for your support and encouragement. I spoke with my nurse practitioner from the Neuroscience Center this afternoon, and all of my test results are back. All… Read More The Verdict is In… Almost
I made it up to the Swedish Neuroscience place in Seattle yesterday and had a bizillion lab tests done, as well as meeting with the endocrinologist and his nurse practitioner. Mostly the NP–the doc just joined us at the end, after SHE had done all the work. They said that my adenoma, at one cm,… Read More Pituitary Workup