Monthly Archives: March 2009

My Battle with Pituitary Tumor: Part 6 (Lessons Learned)

While my experience left me scarred in more ways than one, it has also taught me some valuable lessons that I’d like to share with everyone. 1. Ignorance is not bliss. When I had double vision of my right eye … Continue reading

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My Battle with Pituitary Tumor: Part 5 (Back on My Feet)

It took a few months before I learned the art of head scanning techniques so I won’t bump into things when I travel on my own. Eight months after I was discharged, I was already doing home-based transcription work for … Continue reading

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Mommy Moments: Summer Outing

April 2008 was Justin’s first summer outing. It was my husband’s annual company summer outing, and last year it was held at the Club Balai Isabel Resort in Talisay, Batangas. Justin actually enjoyed playing in the water, but he was … Continue reading

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My Battle with Pituitary Tumor: Part 4 (The Aftermath)

My blood sugar level shot up because of postoperative stress. Aside from my finger getting pricked every day, I was also being given insulin shots before breakfast and before supper for the first few months postdischarge. I also had to … Continue reading

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My Battle with Pituitary Tumor: Part 3 (The Surgery)

I woke up late that morning of January 18, 2004. It was a Saturday, and both my husband and I didn’t have work on Saturdays. I got off the bed to use the bathroom. When I opened our bedroom door, … Continue reading

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