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Monday, February 23, 2009

Good News All Around

How does a girl relax after a very stressful weekend, you might ask?

First, she drops her full-of-mischief child off a daycare and goes to work. Embroils herself in a few of her cases, giving her a semblance that her life is normal. Then, she goes and has a follow up mammogram. But, not just any follow up mammogram, mind you. I scored the jackpot....DOUBLE SONOGRAM...BOTH SIDES!! Woohoo! Let the gel squirting begin!

As some may know, I have calcifications in my boobs (really, they're way deep inside, near the rib bones) that give the radiologists fits. Apparently, dead cells can sometimes calcify, and then the body naturally expels them. (Interestingly, it has nothing to do with the amount of calcium in your body! Go figure.) Anyway, sometimes the little buggers start clumping together, having a party. When that happens, the Rads get all concerned. Clumping means the body really can't expel them and they can turn into the precursors to breast cancer. At least that's how I understand it all.

Anyway, the radiologist who read my first mammo from last week thought it looked suspicious (vs. the Dr who looked at it today), so they ordered up a followup mammo (just one side thank god) and a dual-sided sonogram. Anyway, after a lovely 20 minutes in a darkened room with just me, the tech, and a big bottle of gel, they believe its a big fat nothing. But to be safe, come back again in 6 months. Hmm, I wonder if I can con another sonno out of them?

In other good news, it is with great joy, that I am adding the blog: The Vachina Monologues, to the "On the Move" section. The poor woman has been floundering in the Cool Single Moms section as she awaited her referral. Now, she's got it and leaves in 2 days. If you want to follow a happy story, i suggest you click in on her corner of the world to snoop.

So, it appears my life is approaching some semblance of normalcy again...which only means I should prepare myself for the next shoe to drop! Hmm, wonder what the over/under is on when that will happen?

Only time will tell. For right now, I'm reveling in my little piece of normal!

'Night all!

2 Brilliant Comment(s) from Friends:

Laura said...

Oh goody!!! Something else we have in common! I also got multiple mammys and an ultrasound due to being "lumpy". Nice! And I get to do it again in 6 months! Aren't we cool? But aren't we glad we have the technology to be preventive? (I guess!)

Alyson and Ford said...

What an ordeal!
I hate to say I know what you're going through as I had everything possible done too and still had to have a lump removed - thank goodness it was benign! It is a "scare" to go through. Hope all is well!

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