10 Things You Should Do Before Having...

2nd Mar, 2014

I got an email the other day from someone who was about to have brain surgery. This, in and of itself, isn’t anything new – since writing about my own…

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Brain Surgery: 1 Year Later

30th Sep, 2013

Things are different now. I feel like I could make a note in the timeline of my life to reflect this. “Here is everything that happened before brain surgery. Here’s…

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20 Things You Can Expect After Brain...

28th Aug, 2013

– Today, a friend of mine is having surgery to remove a brain tumor. We talked about it a little bit last year, not long after my surgery. His doctors…

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4 months.

31st Oct, 2012

Sunday was a landmark of sorts, and it passed without me realizing it. That, I suppose, was most significant at all. Sunday was the four-month anniversary of my surgery. At…

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70 Things I Learned from Having a Brain...

10th Sep, 2012

– I was hoping that brain surgery would teach me a thing or two. That I would wake up from my operation with some sort of hidden knowledge that’s only…

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12 Ways to Terrify Someone Recovering...

15th Aug, 2012

– One of the nice things about brain surgery is that you can pick out all sorts of clever things to say for when you come to. I had a…

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6 Weeks.

9th Aug, 2012

It’s been six weeks since my surgery. My surgeon said that it would take about six weeks until I felt completely like myself again. Six weeks until I was more…

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WTF Weds: I have a brain tumor....

27th Jun, 2012

– There are things that you can imagine yourself saying. Things like, “Why thank you, yes, I will take a third helping of dessert.” or “We can hang out at…

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