So as I said before, I had that MRI+GAD test a couple of weeks ago and this past week was my appointment with the neurologist to find out all the details, and I did.
Apparently my brain tumour is not benign, it’s malignant. From what I’ve read about that, that just says malignant brain tumours are brain cancer, but for some reason I can’t think that I’ve actually got brain cancer, I’m just thinking I’ve got a bad tumour.
Anyway, what I found out is that they were now going to have to drill into my head in order to do a biopsy. One reason they were going to have to do this was because they showed me the pics for the first MRI – my brain there – and the second, and in the second one my brain tumour had grown. I could even see it, so I believed him.
So next Wednesday comes the drill sergeant and I’m hoping that I don’t end up with some big, big headache after the anesthetic fades out.
They were telling me that after the biopsy they’d be arranging radiation and chemotherapy and I don’t know the timing on that but they already asked me if I had long-term disability at work. I’m almost finished with the short-term they told me I had, the long-term isn’t thrilling me cuz I feel for sure they’ll want to get rid of me, and how many jobs will I be able to get after that where I’m old plus I’ll have to tell them about my medical situation in case anything happens to me or I have to go for more of whatever.
I’m also a little worried that since they’ll have to cut into my temporal lobe, that could affect my memory, my vision, my understanding. Hate to think I won’t be able to do anything on my computer cuz I won’t be able to remember any of my passwords.
So that’s the latest brain tumour news. I suppose if I can still speak english after my drill job, I’ll write another update cuz I imagine they’ll need to tell me the next stuff to do – or maybe not, maybe they’ll have to wait til those biopsy results, however long those results take.
If you’re interested in the symptoms of a temporal lobe tumour, feel free to check out http://www.livestrong.com/article/225695-temporal-lobe-tumor-symptoms/ – I certainly have visited that and another few hundred websites to find out about me. Me, me, me, I’m so selfish.