Archive for May, 2010

I just got back from my first screening appointment at the cancer clinic. Today has been my litmus test to how well I can handle walking into the cancer clinic and wait for a doctor to give me a professional assessment of my health. I got this appointment earlier than expected because someone else cancelled. […]

When to test


I am still thinking about when to test. I had a conversation the other day with my mother. I told her that the chances of ever getting a response on the genetic discrimination question seem slim. But I also acknowledged that it seemed unlikely my fear of genetic discrimination on an immigration application would really […]

I haven’t had much to share lately. I did follow up with the genetic counselor like I promised. I was disappointed to find out that she really did just forget about me. And I guess out of her guilt upon receiving my voice mail, she continued to ignore me until I found someone else at […]