How do you tell your boss that you have Hydrocephalus : Present

My past experience has been somewhat different from where I am now.  It almost feels like it could be worlds apart…in fact, that’s exactly where it’s at.  Better..? Or worse..? Hmmm.. I left my home country, a few years after diagnosis, shunt surgery and eventual ETV, in search of...

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...

Hydrocephalus: The search for medical records and pressure readings

Since my post on the possibility of scar tissue from my old VP shunt, causing my abdominal pain, there’s a new theory which has come to light.  It’s evident my medical history is an arm’s length (and then some) of theories and possibilities.  Anyway, the latest theory is that we...

Hydrocephalus: Being around people who understand the language you’re speaking

As a person living with Hydrocephalus, be it yourself or someone close to you affected by this condition, it’s easy enough to understand the medical terminology.  Well, at least better than anyone who is just an “acquaintance” of this condition. I remember when I was first diagnosed and heard...