Tag Archive: Cushing’s

Oct 21

Giving Thanks, Day 4: October 21, 2017

  I am so thankful for all my doctors but today I am thankful for Dr. Amir Al-Juburi who saved my life by removing my kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma).   In 2006 I picked up my husband for a biopsy and took him to an outpatient surgical center. While I was there waiting for …

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May 25


Next week I’m going to a conference in Nashville for one of my jobs.  The last time – actually the only other time – I was there, it was for a Cushing’s Conference. There are two albums of photos on Facebook from that conference.  Part one and Part two (Duh!) It makes me sad just …

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Feb 15

Little Free Library

  So far, Tom has filled in the cracks that appeared during shipping and has sanded everything down, getting ready for painting.   We’ve decided on a bright blue to match my car and a yellow roof (to make it Cushing’s colors!)   I’ve ordered stamps for the insides of the books, pencils with our …

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May 09

NED for 9 years!

  NED stands for No Evidence of Disease   Amazing! It’s Been 9 Years, Already.   Today is the Ninth Anniversary of my kidney cancer surgery.  These nine years have been bonus years for me.  What were the odds I’d get kidney cancer? According to my “risk factors”, I “should” have had colon cancer because …

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