Meeting with the surgeon…

This morning I met with the surgeon who did all the work on my neck/throat to excise the oropharyngeal carcinoma in late November of 2007… about 16 months ago. The last time I saw him was in August of 2008, 8 months ago. Since then, he and his wife have had their fourth child… but this blog is about me, not him. Nice guy, though. On we go… The examination went well… aside from the fact that he produced that damned fibre optic scope that he seems to take great pleasure in feeding through my right nostril and down into … Continue reading Meeting with the surgeon…

Healthcare System Complaints? Got none again today…

Shortly after 8:30 pm mountain time last evening, my surgeon, Dr. David Williams called to let me know what was happening with the pathology on the samples taken during the surgery on the 26th of November. Now, think about this. At 8:30 pm a surgeon calls a patient. This call is made at the end of what was probably a very busy day. In fact, knowing what we do about David, this call was probably made at the end of another surgery… Norman Cousins once said: “Nothing is more essential in the treatment of serious disease than the liberation of … Continue reading Healthcare System Complaints? Got none again today…