Posts Tagged: hospital

Countdown

Back in December, I learned that I would have to wait at least two months to have my ostomy reversal, and in that time I would have to pass a couple of tests at Mount Sinai Hospital. The first test

Countdown

Back in December, I learned that I would have to wait at least two months to have my ostomy reversal, and in that time I would have to pass a couple of tests at Mount Sinai Hospital. The first test

Will this horrible year never end?

A few months ago, my colleague and blogging buddy Sarah suggested that I write a post about what I’ve learned as a result of all my struggles and setbacks, since I had already done such a good job covering how

Will this horrible year never end?

A few months ago, my colleague and blogging buddy Sarah suggested that I write a post about what I’ve learned as a result of all my struggles and setbacks, since I had already done such a good job covering how

Good-ish news

Yesterday morning, I sat in the passenger seat as my dad drove me to Mount Sinai Hospital for my pouchogram and subsequent appointment with my surgeon. On the Gardiner Expressway, I watched people in Mercedes coupes and Land Rover SUVs

Good-ish news

Yesterday morning, I sat in the passenger seat as my dad drove me to Mount Sinai Hospital for my pouchogram and subsequent appointment with my surgeon. On the Gardiner Expressway, I watched people in Mercedes coupes and Land Rover SUVs

I’d like to get on with my life now

Last month, I visited my new gastrointestinal specialist, who took over from my old GI who retired last July. My previous GI’s assistant, Dori, remained in the office. Dori has known me since I was first diagnosed with ulcerative colitis

I’d like to get on with my life now

Last month, I visited my new gastrointestinal specialist, who took over from my old GI who retired last July. My previous GI’s assistant, Dori, remained in the office. Dori has known me since I was first diagnosed with ulcerative colitis

Validation

Yesterday I completed my 8th and final mindfulness meditation workshop. Over the course of the 8-week program, I learned a number of meditation techniques and had the chance to talk about my difficulties with a very supportive group of people.

Validation

Yesterday I completed my 8th and final mindfulness meditation workshop. Over the course of the 8-week program, I learned a number of meditation techniques and had the chance to talk about my difficulties with a very supportive group of people.

The Joy of Pants

My doctors tore me a new asshole. Literally. When my surgery went awry in May and an abscess developed, a tube had to be inserted to drain it. The radiologists at Mount Sinai Hospital made a little puncture in my

The Joy of Pants

My doctors tore me a new asshole. Literally. When my surgery went awry in May and an abscess developed, a tube had to be inserted to drain it. The radiologists at Mount Sinai Hospital made a little puncture in my

Dr. Lovegood, Nurse Misty, and My Anus

I promise this isn’t a porno post. Sorry. This morning I had an appointment with my surgeon, Dr. Cohen. In case you missed it yesterday, I had prepared a little speech for Dr. Cohen, outlining just how rocky the road

Dr. Lovegood, Nurse Misty, and My Anus

I promise this isn’t a porno post. Sorry. This morning I had an appointment with my surgeon, Dr. Cohen. In case you missed it yesterday, I had prepared a little speech for Dr. Cohen, outlining just how rocky the road