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Calliope considered the sketch of Doctor P. “Not too bad Drawist! She’s surely a powerhouse… in a petite frame.”
“Do you think she likes Mondays?” asked Thalia. “Because it’s her office day! And she get’s to wear cute clothes and jewelry, instead of scrubs and a goofy surgical cap. If I was her, I’d love Mondays!”
“Honestly. Where do your thoughts come from?” Nia squinted across the table and noticed Thalia’s early morning lips were tinted with pink gloss. The Muse of Determination adjusted her glasses and continued, “She’s a powerhouse because she knows what she’s doing, cares about her patients, and passes along her skills. Almost every time Typist has seen her, she’s had a student with her.”
Words from Typist:
Last week I noticed what I called thick tissue (not a mass, definitely not a mass) above the incision on my breast.
A majority of me (Cal and Tal) wanted to ignore it, chalking it up as a normal post-surgical result. It’s just scar tissue!
While a determined piece of me refused to shut up about about the thick tissue — Remember how long you ignored the first mass, errr… thick tissue? How smart was that?
I’m delighted to report I saw Dr. P yesterday, who emphatically ruled out a c recurrence. Throughout my exam and ultrasound, Dr. P modeled an empathic bedside manner and shared her technical skills with a Physician Assistant in training.
Cal and Tal were right. The thick tissue is below surface scarring.
Nia was also right to ask for further investigation.
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