Walking back to my desk after lunch, I carried my afternoon tea in one hand and a granola bar and mobile phone in the other. My headphone cord which was plugged in to my mobile swayed with my steps as I walked. I have always enjoyed biology and medicine, so the podcast The Gluten Free … More Listen
On February 28, why not take a moment to explore rarediseaseday.org?
After my first panic attack, I began to randomly feel a sense of dread, panic and shortness of breath at strange times. I started to experience sudden panicky feelings that made me act and behave in ways that I had never done before. For example, there was the time I inexplicably but desperately wanted to … More Similitude (or déjà vu)
In a nutshell I learned from the on-call GP who saw me that day that the tumour wasn’t cancerous. It was instead a benign tumour composed of fat and muscle that had a blood supply of its own. Relief flooded my body. The CT that I underwent a few months earlier revealed that the tumour … More Moe
Calgary in the 90’s was the perfect place to begin life on my own. Jobs were plentiful and rent was cheap. The sun shone for most of the year, friends were easily made and that wide open blue sky just continued forever. I tried to forget what had happened to me in Pincher Creek – … More ‘Party Like It’s 1999’