Critical illness and disease : The effect of words

Words have the potential to do so much with very little to no effort.  I suppose for me it started with the words Hydrocephalus and Brain surgery.  My latest diagnoses of Hyperthyroidism comes with the “possibility” of, Heart failure and Cancer.  These words somehow have been the cause of much anxiety,...

Hydrocephalus : The pre-existing condition you wish you never had

Medical insurance/aid…a necessity or a nice to have?  You decide… Most people I speak to nowadays, seem so blasé about their healthcare, a feeling I drool over for a split second.  They seem relaxed while spewing out things like “We have a free ambulance service” or “Our public health...

Thanks to you…

The unknown is scary…this is true of any situation in life. Having a condition like Hydrocephalus, can either make or break you…this too, is true of any chronic illness life throws at you.  I’ve had moments of weakness where I’ve been ready to give up, moments where I’ve literally...