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at the Neuro

The neurologist called me madame as she waved me into her office. She explained about the benign growth that the ultrasound found in my right leg and its removal which, with any luck, will give me an 80% chance of eliminating my nerve pain.

We also chatted about how complicated our lives can be and that is when she told me that her 7 year old son likes to paint his nails and wear a dress but also likes to play cowboy. My only counsel to her was that she love him exactly as he is and time will tell where life takes him. That open and welcoming environment will avoid much of the hidden angst that many of us lived through growing up.

By the end of the session I could tell she was happy to have seen me and I know I couldn't have been happier to finally see her.


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