Bridget's Battle w/ VERY rare Spinal Rosai Dorfman

40298414_1561824040496573_r.jpegFirst, I'd like to say that this by far the most humbling and embarrassing thing I've ever done.

Most people reading this already know that I had a large tumor removed from my spine last October.  Since then, I have been working hard at learning to walk independently. My brain and my legs aren't communicating  100% of the time.

Well, a few weeks ago I started feeling "the" pain again. An MRI yesterday confirmed the tumor is back and has moved into my bones.

I don't have all the answers yet, but I do know more surgery is involved. Probably Monday.

I will be out of work, again. I have no short-term disability.

Things will be challenging. So, here we are. My husband is going to have a lot on his plate & I will be useless.  I don't want him worrying about how things will get paid AND worrying about my care. 

I don't know if this is the right course, and maybe some of you find this repulsive or weak. Maybe it is. 

I'm just trying to find a way to survive this. 

Please share, share, share.


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