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Kristie H., Pituitary Transsphenoidal Surgery, Recurrence, Radiation

I’ve been waiting to write my story for the CSRF newsletter until it had a happy ending and I had some fabulous “after” pictures to share where I looked like my pre-Cushing’s self again. I don’t know if or when that will happen, and I feel that this is the right time to share my journey with this insidious disease.Continue Reading

Sharlene S., Pituitary Transsphenoidal Surgery, Recurrence, Bilateral Adrenalectoy, Radiation

My story starts at the age of 18, right after I graduated High School in 2003. Just a few weeks after I was done with school my dad passed away at the age of 38 and from then on, I started to gain weight non- stop. Continue Reading

Carolina M., Pituitary Transsphenoidal Surgery, Recurrence

I am from Peru, South America and I am now living in Jackson, Mississippi. I was diagnosed with Cushing’s in 2005 when I was a 25 year old. I had just finished medical School in Lima, Peru.Continue Reading

Danielle R., Pituitary Transphenoidal Surgery, Recurrence, Bilateral Adrenalectomy

When I first knew I had Cushing’s Disease, I was 19 years old and just beginning my sophomore year of college at UVM. After having pneumonia, gaining 50lbs my freshman year, and having my first kidney stone, the diagnosis was solidified in my head. I had researched online and finally found out what was wrong with me.Continue Reading

Rita B., Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery, Gamma Knife

Hi there. I have been a member I guess since 1995. I am Rita. I have written 2 stories about my journey with Cushing’s for the newsletter. I have been in remission for 8 years since my second session with this disease. I had the Gamma KnifeContinue Reading