Tag Archives: Breast cancer

R.I.P, Pepe the Prozac kitty

My loyal readers will remember when I adopted Pepe Zorillo from the local animal shelter. And you’ll also remember that I had to put him on Prozac to keep him from attacking me. Unfortunately, the Prozac did not work.  From … Continue reading

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So how am I doing?

I got an email from a friend here in Jocotepec a few days ago saying that fascinating as the whole IMSS thing might be to him, he felt that I needed to write about what’s happened to me since the … Continue reading

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IMSS Hospital in Tlajomulco….It DOES Exist

In the last episode of “As the barb Turns,” we found ourselves with blood test results in hand and a wish in our hearts that I would finally get to the Emerald City….or, in this case, the fabled IMSS hospital … Continue reading

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She’s sucking out my blood!

Having been told by Dr. (Oh let’s call him) Meanie at the Jocotepec IMSS clinic that he would not/could not even refer me to the IMSS hospital where I could get my surgery done for breast cancer without a blood … Continue reading

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Where HAVE you been???

So, did you miss me?  I mean, like even realize that I have not posted anything for a long time? My co-authors, Michael and Karen, have done a great job giving you some excellent things to read.  And, heck, they … Continue reading

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