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I think I am Here

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    Bonnie Lea
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      Is anyone else out there?  or where did we all go?  I am going to at least  try to see how this all goes.  Afore I pass zee judgement.  Yesterday I went to the nuerologist….I confessed (like to a Saint)  and mentioned I had done a face plant onto our deck mid june and had a black eye and protruding eyebrow bone thing, but did not seek medical aid.  (I know I know)  way too embarassed.

      Is anyone else out there?  or where did we all go?  I am going to at least  try to see how this all goes.  Afore I pass zee judgement.  Yesterday I went to the nuerologist….I confessed (like to a Saint)  and mentioned I had done a face plant onto our deck mid june and had a black eye and protruding eyebrow bone thing, but did not seek medical aid.  (I know I know)  way too embarassed. but with a shunt I should have known better.  He scheduled me for a CT scan (takes a long time remember?)  well  last night the hobbithall phoned, and I am going in TODAY at 4:30 for said scan of brain  (shunt and checking for subdural heomatoma or some such nonsense!  I promised from now on I would be a good Bonnie Lea.  HMMMM  I also have an appt to see my fav PS regarding the horrific scarring from the boobectomies and talk about possible what to do about the keloid that are bigger than your Mount McKinley!

       

      what a busy week since coming home from my camp-a-thon. 

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        Kimmer
        Participant

          Hey Bonnie!

          I can’t use KimJ for some reason, so Kimmer will have to suffice.

          I am glad that you are getting a scan done…no wagging of finger here, but TAKE GOOD CARE of yourself!  My grown up son is currently with us recovering from his second subdural hematoma…he fell at work on Jlune 28th (Barnes & Noble Booksellers) and did some more damage to his already damaged brain.  (He is doing great but had the anti-seizure meds were causing non-convulsive seizures, go figure, and it wasn’t diagnosed for 12 days by the spot-on neurosurgery folks at a hospital that is supposed to be a good one.)  Anyways, he is back on Dilantin which never gave him any problems before. 

           

          You would thing that a book store would be a safe place to work.  We are seeing cognitive function return although his gait is a little off.  I am pretty serious about him only going out into the world with a helmet from now on!  I have been told by his neurologist that second head traumas are not uncommon.  Geeesh.

           

          So it is good to see you and that is a really lovely photo of you for your login or  whatever it is called.  You do have a busy schedule and I am sending the very best thoughts your way.

           

          Take good care, K.

            Bonnie Lea
            Participant

              Oh Boy this is killing me  now I must remember Kimmer and dump KimJ rather than the florida Kim hahah oh well.  Progress

              thankyou for the compliiment on photo.  (not even that old) last Feb it was taken.  I see I posted (or clicked) my posting twice and of course cannot delete the second one.  Oh well we just must learn learn learn this new site.  hope no one quits due to its new nature!

            Carver
            Participant

              Hey Bonnie,

              I’m here. Good luck with your appointment. I am so sorry you are having to deal with so much. I hope the CT goes ok. You should have told him you got your injury while wrestling bears for blueberries. I hope you got some blueberries this year and that the bears didn’t fight you. Take good care of yourself, Carver

                Bonnie Lea
                Participant

                  Oh Carver…imagine!  wrestling a bear.  No blueberries for us.  We couldnt find one single berry.  I think the heat had a lot to do with it, and we were not that keen on going back back back into the vast unknown hunting.  The bear poop just across the next camp site was enuff to ward me off hunting too far a field.

                   

                  I am glad we saw no bears as the relocation policy was  not working so it was the ‘other method’  so we kept a better than perfect clean campsite, and frowned and tsked at others who did not   Needless to say, we did in fact hear nightly gun shots from other camp grounds (rangers)  it made me cringe.

                   

                  This year camping was different.  We had our dotter for a week (that is usual)  but also second week, our grandson joined us and that was a joy,  I had totally forgotten how great 12 year old boys can be.  Brought back scads of such grand memories of ours.  It flew by so fast.  thanks for the words.  I dont believe there is a problem with this subderal hemotoma nonsense, I mean if so, its been a month, and surely it is dried up and gone!!  I will from now on, though get head injuries checked out PDQ just cos of the shunt s tuff.

                   

                  Just waiting for Bob to come home and pick me up.  This not driving sucks.  though I have no car anymore so it wouldnt help would it.  (though I still can drive, just dont)

                   

                   

                  Carver
                  Participant

                    I’m sorry you didn’t get any blueberries but joking aside I’m glad you didn’t have any close encounters with the bears. What fun to have your grandson with you. I’m glad he could join you this year and also that you had your daughter as usual for a week. Take care, Carver

                  KyCyn
                  Participant

                    I think I’m here, too – but can you believe it?  Cyn was already registered!!!! I’ve been Cyn since coming to this site, for however many, many years that has been, and someone else had the gall to use my name.

                     

                    Hrumph!

                     

                    So I am now KyCyn – I’ll probably remember that for a whole half day 🙂

                     

                    Bonnie Lea, check your email!

                     

                     

                      Fountainhead
                      Participant

                        Are you sure that the Cyn that is registered isn’t actually you? My name was taken as well but it turns out that I’d registered previously for some reason. It carried that over.

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