This Saturday I thought I was having a small stroke as I started having trouble pronouncing my words. I sounded a little drunk. So I waited till we finished all our shopping trips that day: Costco, Fred Meyer, Trader Joe's and the Train Station too. It was too late to go to Kaiser Perm Urgent Care so I went to Salem Hospital ER. They gave me a CT scan to check what was up. It turned out to be a Brain tumor. They gave me an MRI with contrast that night. I begged off going to the hospital in Portland as the next day was Easter Sunday and I needed to absorb this all.
Moving fast they gave another MRI on my chest and abdomen looking for evidence of tumors. None. So today April 4th I saw the neurosurgeon who has scheduled me for surgery on Tuesday April 10. I still have to have one more MRI as this will probably affect my speech. (Oh no! not that) That was supposed to be my attempt at black humor, sorry. I will have Steve add an update on this site to help with all my wonderful family and friends who are concerned about me. I love you all!!
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