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Alex L. and Jennifer M., Transphenoidal Pituitary Surgery

Cushing’s… My Strange Flight… Sharing your own story and connecting with others who understand is a huge part of recovering from any trauma. This story is a tribute to patients and families who are sufferingContinue Reading

Sabrina W., Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery

Archery, dancing, high-jumping, volleyball… growing up I was always on the move, looking for my next adventure, and without many disappointments. I have a rare perspective: a doctor who is a Cushie.Continue Reading

Simrita K., Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery, Recurrence

My name is Simrita. I had frequent fractures, suffered severe depression, severe anxiety, and was on antidepressants. I developed amenorrhoea, was on medication for that and I bruised easily. I kept gaining weight and kept trying to lose it. I saw doctors from almost all of the departments in the hospital. Finally, after 2 years, Continue Reading

Lavender J., Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery

In 2010, after retiring from being a teacher and librarian, I rewarded myself with piano lessons. I had always wanted to learn to play the piano, but after a couple of years of taking lessons, I noticed that my eyesight was not as sharp as it should beContinue Reading

Claire D., Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery

My name is Claire. I live in Ottawa, Canada, which is in the beautiful province of Ontario. I have been living Cushing’s free for 10 years now and I want to share my story of hope with you.Continue Reading