Operation Day

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(Yes, adding this afterward…)  Day of my surgery.  Here’s what the surgeons and hospital call it: Awake left temporal stereotactic craniotomy with tractography for resection of temporal insular glioma. The operation ended up taking about 12 hours I’ve been told. …

Gail's Diary

Diary: Sun, 21 Aug 2016

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Yesterday was a good day overall. Got stuff done out back, cleaning in bedroom… Had a great Thai dinner and watched the sunset at Crystal Beach. Until last night going to bed when I realized it was Saturday and the…

Crystal Beach Sunset

Sunset Beauty

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My mother is staying with us, so we went to a yummy Thai food dinner, then over to pretty Crystal Beach to watch the sunset.  I always take a lot of photos, but I must say, this sunset came out…

Gail's Diary

Diary: Sat, 20 Aug 2016

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It’s been just over two weeks since I was diagnosed as having a brain tumor.  Wow.  Now, I understand why I haven’t written anything in an overwhelming situation.  Also, finally remembering that writing has helped me so much over the…

IV Bruises

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Wow!  Been a few days home, and this arm doesn’t want to heal!  It’s from all the individual shots and intravenous treatments I received at the hospital.  It’s tender, but overall not too bad.  I just don’t want to touch…