Tag Archives: Surgery

2010: A look back — 010111

It’s New Year’s day, 2011; a fitting time for reflection on the year past.  ElderBlog readers know that it was a big year for my parents.  As in life, 2010 held expectancies and surprises;  laughter and tears.  Let’s take a … Continue reading

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Medical update — 070710

It’s time for Mom’s annual mammogram.  I made the appointment for August 9th.  She asked me yesterday, “Why do I need one?”  She doesn’t know if there’s any family history of breast cancer, and she can’t recall ever having had … Continue reading

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Medical update — 051510

Pop’s long-anticipated visit to the hospital is finally taking place.  Piedmont Place prepared the paperwork and called ahead to clear the path for us, for which I am grateful.  We arrived at triage (ER) at 5pm yesterday, and after a … Continue reading

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Medical update – 020310

No doubt you’ll recall my golden words from the first two paragraphs of last November 18’s post: I took him (Pop) to a scheduled 6-month visit with his urologist on Tuesday. Elevated white cells were found in a urine sample, … Continue reading

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Medical update – 011110 2nd edition

The surgery went fine. Mom is back at PP now with some Vicoden and an elbow elevated by pillows for the day. This message was sent from my smartphone.  Please forgive any keystroke errors.

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Medical update – 111209

A screw lives in her left elbow for now. Life and routine medical attention at PP. Continue reading

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Medical update – 092109

Weekend highlights include Bill Yarborough’s visitation on Saturday. Yesterday, Mom & I attended Piedmont Place’s church (same preacher; ‘ha!’). I then had lunch with Pop at Wagon Wheel Ranch and watched the first half of the Carolina Panthers/Atlanta Falcons game … Continue reading

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