Category Archives: Brain Tumor Experiences

Support group meeting tonight

Although I’m in pain, thanks to a pulled Achilles tendon, I’ll be attending the Pencer Brain Tumour Centre’s support group meeting tonight. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month. See the centre’s webpage for details. Be there … Continue reading

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Another clean scan

A week after my latest MRI the results are in. I’m updating this from the “Patient & Family Education Computer” at the Pencer Brain Tumour Clinic. Once again the scan shows no change. I wonder if I’ll be offered an … Continue reading

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Between MRI and clinic appointment

It’s that time of year again. I had my annual MRI in one of the spiffy new MRI machines at PMH last Tuesday evening. My clinic appointment is this coming Wednesday (August 11th.) This coming Tuesday is the second Tuesday … Continue reading

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Canada AM segment on brain tumours

The week of May 10th-13th, 2010, CTV’s Canada AM is featuring a segment on brain tumours. It airs at approximately 07:45 each morning, but is also available on the web here.

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Well I guess it’s an annual update!

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to update the website. For anyone who is still interested, I’m still around and surviving quite well. Life on the farm suits me…I just wish I could be there more often, as … Continue reading

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Moving farther away (or not)

At the end of June we moved away from Bowmanville, Ontario (where my brain tumour story started) to a hobby farm about 125 km farther east. Simultaneously I rented an apartment in Toronto so that I could eliminate the lengthy … Continue reading

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A new diagnosis

Some time ago I posted about the search for a differential diagnosis after I experienced symptoms that might have been TIA/stroke, seizure or perhaps classical migraine with neurological symptoms. Recently I went to see a neurologist for a consult at … Continue reading

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11 Years Tonight

Who would have believed it? I still can’t. Today I have survived for 11 years since the first presentation of my brain tumor. This is the first day of the rest of my life.

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Scheduled MRI

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Feeling numb

Lately I’ve been having episodes similar to what I described in this post. I never really got a satisfactory explanation of what happened back in November ’03. This time the same thing has happened 4-5 times in the last six … Continue reading

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