Book Day!

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OK, OK, this book did not release today. But I found out about a book written by a woman who certainly helped me! She had a similar brain tumor situation as I did!  Her’s is a Pilocytic Astrocytoma, while mine is…

#GivingTuesday

Fundraiser for Oligo Nation

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#GivingTuesday – A special day nationwide to help raise money for many 501(c)3 Nonprofit Organizations.  I selected one, Oligo Nation, that has a great reason to research Oligo brain tumors (the one in my head) – and the foundation was…

Gail's Diary

Diary: 10 Oct 2017

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Throughout the past year, after that thing was removed from my head, I’ve had memories trickling back to me.  Thankfully, my nice brain saved these great memories somewhere!  I guess they were blocked by the 20 to 30 year old…

Gail with Dr Etame

MRI & Follow Up with Dr Etamé

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Today I went to Moffitt with Mike and my Mom, Betty, and saw my brain surgeon/neurologist, Dr. Etamé.  We looked through the MRI information with Dr. Etamé.  He always explains his research and findings quite specific in an open, understanding…

Sunset Evening

Hole in my Head

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Perfect laugh over having brain surgery! Thank you to the artist Constantine. We are both on the same Facebook group for people with the Oligodendroglioma tumor type, and he created and shared with us! UPDATE 28 AUG 2017: Constantine has…

Operation Day Anniversary!

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One year ago on August 23rd, my head was sawed open. An awesome neurosurgeon, Dr. Arnold Etame, took out a huge percentage of a large tumor in my brain. The tumor, classified as a Grade 2 (low grade) oligodendroglioma, had…