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Thursday, July 23, 2009

there's a lesion on my liver ... get it off *clap*clap*

Ok so maybe "happy and you know it" isn't the most appropriate song reference but it just popped into my head.

I heard back from the nurse regarding the request for me to have an MRI. The radiologist who reviewed my ultrasound saw a spot on my liver. They want me to have the MRI to get a better look at whatever it may be.

My mom has several spots on her liver (all benign) so I am hoping this is just another thing I inherited from her. Not as cool as big boobs but not as snotty as allergies.

So back to the hospital I go next week to have the MRI. You should have heard the list of precautionary questions the tech asked before she could schedule me for the actual procedure. Do you have a pacemaker; do you have metal shards in your head, eyes, or body; do you have a mechanical valve; do you have a hearing aid; do you have any eights (GO FISH!!).

I've had an MRI before for my torn ACL but this time I will have to go all the way into the machine. Hopefully they will have something to put over my eyes so I don't get the "OMG I'm in a casket syndrome."


  1. Wow, ok lesions... I wish you the VERY best with whatever you have to go through to identify whats going on. You seem to have your sense of humor intact and thats got to be a good thing especially when dealing with health issues. It's all happening for you. :)

  2. if you can't laugh at life ... you'll never make it!

  3. Good luck with the MRI. A positive attitude always helps. :) Let us know what's happening.

  4. I'm sure the MRI machine is a little brighter than a casket. No seriously, I hope it turns out to be something inconvenient you inherited and nothing more.

  5. I'm totally with you on the MRI thing. I'm so afraid of them I have to be sedated to get one. And I have three herniated disks in my back and one in my neck. So I have to get them a lot.

    They just give me happy juice in an IV and knock my ass out everytime. I'm never the wiser.

    The first time I tried it without being sedated my hubby had to come hold my hands down cuz I was clawing at the top of the machine to try to get out. Bad deal.