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Smiling Through Pain

Let’s start with the biggest news of all from my most recent Stanford appointment. This is, well… basically… HUGE! Are you sitting down? Ready?? I WAS ABLE TO SLIDE MY WEDDING RING OFF BEFORE THE PROCEDURE!!  Hah! Forgive me for all the build-up, but this is a really big deal. If you’ve followed my blogContinue Reading “Smiling Through Pain”

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My Disneyland Trip (Part 2)

Cradling my injured arm, we slowly made our way through the castle into Fantasyland.  Eddie gingerly led me to a brick wall where I could sit and evaluate the damage.  Meanwhile, he placed the three kids in line for Peter Pan, leaving Jess in charge. I could not stop crying from the pain and theContinue Reading “My Disneyland Trip (Part 2)”

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Birds

“Can you describe the pain?”  asked the newest addition to my growing list of doctors.  I proceeded to tell her about my arm – the weakness, tenderness and constant ache from the elbow down.  “Classic tennis elbow, brought on by repetitive motion,” was her conclusion. I was wracking my brain to come up with aContinue Reading “Birds”