Free Tickets to the Laser Light Show

We had our follow up with Dr. Chiang, the neurosurgeon, today to discuss next steps for my treatment given my recent seizures and the apparent growth of one of the previously treated metastatic spots in my brain. Actually, whether or not the spot in question has an active tumor in it remains to be seen. … Continue reading Free Tickets to the Laser Light Show

A Difficult Week

Let me preface this post by saying I’m on some new medications that have me in space cadet mode, but I will try and be as coherent as possible. On Monday afternoon I heard from my stepsister Debbie that my Dad had passed away in his sleep. He had atrial fibrillation, and his heart stopped … Continue reading A Difficult Week

What the ACA Means to Me

The Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka Obamacare) may not be perfect, but it has a solid foundation that has brought health coverage to millions of Americans. Building on that foundation and investing in strategic fixes versus a complete gutting would make the most sense in a sane world. But things haven’t been so sane lately, and a full repeal and replacement of the ACA is the most likely scenario ahead of us at the moment. With that in mind, I thought I’d share a little of my story and how the ACA has helped keep my family and me alive and healthy.