Dr. Pockaj

Finding Humor at Mayo

Finding Humor at Mayo

Today was interesting to say the least at the Mayo Clinic, we checked in at 3:00 for a 3:15 appointment with Dr Pockji (oncology surgeon) When we arrived there were about 20-30 people waiting to see their doctors. Eric says “wake me up when they […]

Learning about Lymphedema

Learning about Lymphedema

Yesterday I went to my physical therapy appointment, it was insightful and I learned a lot about how breast VILLAIN patients can get lymphodema. I asked what time frame I am looking at to expect it, if it is to come. I was told that […]

Home is where my heart will always be

Home is where my heart will always be

October 3, 2009 I wanted so badly to journal while I was in the hospital but I was pretty out of it and feared that I would write something that did not reflect my true emotions or feelings. Tuesday we got to to the Mayo […]

Dang You Cancer

Dang You Cancer

August 26, 2009 Today I went to see the Plastic Surgeon so that he could explain the options for reconstruction. I really liked Doctor Kreyemerman and left there feeling like there was some hope, and some good to look forward to, he was compassionate and […]

A Day In My Life At MAYO

A Day In My Life At MAYO

I left the house this morning at 9:30 to make the drive to the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale. Eric and I went to the 3rd floor to check in at 10:30, it was a reception area much like a bank, you wait in line until […]