I will be coming home from Boston this week just in time to celebrate my eldest son Ravis’ 12th birthday on the 12th of July! My surgery was only delayed five days due to covid and took place on May 27th. My unique circumstance proved to be a wee bit more of a challenge thanContinue reading “If you need a limb chopped off, I know a guy.”
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The Insurance Warrior
At 10.39 on Wednesday February 19th Health Partners called me to tell me that based on the information contained in my appeal they had decided to APPROVE my amputation in Boston! My new surgery date is May 22nd. This is the result of a multilayered miracle that played out over the past three weeks. ItContinue reading “The Insurance Warrior”
I was prepared in advance
I wrote this song about 6 months ago, it is ringing very true today. As the stoics say, the obstacle is the way.
The Plot Thickens
I thought at this time today I would be 8 hours into a 12 hour surgery and not sitting in a coffee shop typing this. Yesterday at 4 pm my Boston doctor’s office received notice from my health insurance company that they would not cover any of my amputation costs. Two months ago my insuranceContinue reading “The Plot Thickens”
My Story Part 1, Ireland.
I was born with an extensive birthmark most of it concentrated on my left leg. I now understand this to be Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome, which causes vein malformations and usually results in abnormal development of blood vessels, soft tissues, bones and the lymphatic system. My parents said that as a baby my left leg was abnormallyContinue reading “My Story Part 1, Ireland.”