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Thyroid Cancer – How I Am Coping – Single Mum, Parents Article

Maybe I should call it, “The Thyroid Saga.” Or something clever and catchy. But I can’t think of anything right now. So I’ll just say that the story of my thyroid continues. The last 2 weeks have brought more health issues. Here’s where it all started, and now we are on to Phase Two. So since the last surgery, where they removed half my thyroid, we received the results of the biopsy. At my follow up appointment with my surgeon,…

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Thankful For The Scars – Joyful Reliance, Resourceful Moxie – Single Mum, Parents Article

I have been dealing with a few health challenges lately. And they have left me with a few scars. Actual, literal scars and a few emotional ones as well. I have not been very good about getting myself to the doctor over the past several years. There – I admitted it. I am so very strict about making sure my daughter gets to the doctor, or dentist, whenever she needs it. Whatever she needs to stay healthy, that is a…

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Lessons Learned From a New Hip – Single Dad, Parents Article

Closing in on two weeks since I had total hip replacement surgery – and before anyone asks doing really well.  There are some lessons learned from a new hip installed that are worth noting (if not sharing). “Why didn’t I do this sooner?”  This is what most people who I know who had the surgery said to me going into it.  And generally I agree – I can say there was one minor complication in the hospital, but I woke…

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