Monthly Archives: August 2013


“i have the biopsy results. it’s not good.”  i was careening up I-280 with the windows down on a sunny northern california afternoon, heading to the appointment to get my biopsy results. the nurse practitioner, irene, from the ob/gyn office called me. … Continue reading

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as an aside: surgery preparation

i greatly benefited from a session focused on surgery prep at UCSF, led by a nurse named teresa corrigan. i want to share these insights with you, because if past predicts future, some of you will have surgeries of your own to … Continue reading

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