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Jo C. Burzycki Patient Expert

Albuquerque, New Mexico
I'm a 35 year old mother and wife living with cancer. My two oldest children and I were... Full Bio
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New Endocrinologist- AgainI di ... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer New Endocrinologist- AgainI did see the new endocrinologist in May and she seems much better than the one I saw when we first moved here. She even has another MEN2a patient! ... Read on »
Insurance Companies Suck TooI ... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Insurance Companies Suck TooI filed a formal complaint with our insurance company (Lovelace Health) on Dr. Jerk Rheumatologist in hopes that they would actually look into it ... Read on »
Okay, Scratch ThatI was in lov ... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Okay, Scratch ThatI was in love with the blog title "Life's A Faught" until the teenager came up to me, read it, and then turned to me and said "Mom, you DO know that it sou ... Read on »
Please Keep Her In Your Though ... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Please Keep Her In Your Thoughts *Update- She's gone. Patsy passed away around 9:30 eastern time this evening, Sunday. Her breathing slowed and she was gone within a few min ... Read on »
Perfect Example Of Jerky Docto ... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Perfect Example Of Jerky Doctor!*I took out some of the curse words now that I'm not so upset*Well it seems I will be looking for a new rheumatologist and my original feelin ... Read on »
My New Hero and Update On Us I c... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer My New Hero and Update On Us I came across a blog today that truly set me back on my heels. It was a blog I needed to see because I've been sitting here feeling sorry fo ... Read on »
The Power Of Comments *This is a... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The Power Of Comments *This is a cross post from my Life With Heathens blog but I wanted to share it here as well. Some words and links have been changed around so it mak ... Read on »
Just Keep Swimming, Just Keep Sw... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Just Keep Swimming, Just Keep Swimming... This is how I'm feeling right now. I'm swiming for all I'm worth right now but a floatation device would be a nice surprise. ;) ... Read on »
And The Wheels Go Round And Roun... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer And The Wheels Go Round And Round.... What do I have for you this month? Why more medications and more diagnosis of course. Fun times. Good stuff. Oh who am I kidding? l ... Read on »
I hate this blog... I really do.... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I hate this blog... I really do. I hate coming here to post and I hate reading over the old posts. There's never much good news to talk about and it reminds me of the b ... Read on »
Well I can now add one more canc... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Well I can now add one more cancer to the list of ones I don't have. I do not have cervical cancer which honestly surprised me. At this point I just figure I have whatever t ... Read on »
No Doctor's Month February was m... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer No Doctor's Month February was my no doctors month. I'm tired of it all. I wanted one month to feel semi-normal again so I refused to see anyone for this entire month. Goo ... Read on »
Blah blah blah... Sorry, I haven... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Blah blah blah... Sorry, I haven't felt much like updating lately. Everytime I get ready to I remember that I hate all this crap and close the window. It's also very har ... Read on »
Just Updating/Logging Nothing gr... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Just Updating/Logging Nothing great or exciting happening. The insurance company ok'd the arm splints for my carpal tunnel but haven't heard anything about the kids seei ... Read on »
Check Please!! I'm so tired of b... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Check Please!! I'm so tired of bloodwork, scans, tests, pain, and just crap in general. It's beyond old at this point. Anyway- on to the medical stuff that I know everyo ... Read on »
Odd Bloodwork Results and Vomiti... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Odd Bloodwork Results and Vomiting Kiddo Well yesterday the endocrinologist called me with some peculiar results. My intact PTH came back "fine" he said. He said that it ... Read on »
New General Doctor Set Up On Fri... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer New General Doctor Set Up On Friday the oldest two kids and myself went to our first appointment with the new PCP doctor. I figured it was better to get in now and get s ... Read on »
So Far So Good- New Endo Yesterd... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer So Far So Good- New Endo Yesterday was my first appointment here with the new endocrinologist. We will call him Dr. G since I'd rather not share info on where I am (moth ... Read on »
Note To Self: MEN2a + Long Move ... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Note To Self: MEN2a + Long Move = VERY Sick Me. That pretty much covers it doesn't it? I always thought long moves were hard before but this was my first one since diagn ... Read on »
I honestly can't gather my thoug... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I honestly can't gather my thoughts enough to make a good post but I wanted to at least post a few things. First is Sis- she is doing so well on the Levothroid. There h ... Read on »