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It’s interesting that surgery’s can be considered routine. In my mind, a routine surgery is one that is scheduled in advance to fix a problem using a standard procedure that the doctors are trained to do. Because they are routine in nature, they shouldn’t be scary. Yet, when the patient is my last living parent, I find it rather scary. A routine surgery isn’t scary like a surgery to remove a cancerous… Read More

I read an interesting blog post the other day about labels used to describe people by others and what words we use to describe themselves. (You can find the post here – as an aside, I love her blog as it always makes me think and often makes me smile). When I think about how other’s describe me, I think about being a daughter, a wife, a mother, and a friend. Some… Read More