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What to Expect: Colectomy

What to Expect - Colectomy

The week of Thanksgiving in 2018, I was diagnosed with colon cancer which was found through a colonoscopy. The day that I found out, I was given an appointment for the following Monday with the surgeon. However, I was in such awful pain that I did not feel that I …

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Caring For Aging Parents

Parents have always been the caregivers. They worked, provided food and shelter, and raised families. As our parents age, they face a reversal in that role and find themselves needing care. This can be a difficult change for aging parents to accept. In many cases, aging parents do not want …

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Lupus Symptoms: The Silent Killer

Lupus is often called “The Silent Killer.” It can be difficult to diagnose because it mimics so many other illnesses.  It is an autoimmune disease, can affect almost any organ in your body and may differ from person to person. For example, one woman with lupus may have swollen knees …

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