Showing posts from October, 2013

A Discussion On Genes (and not the comfy, denim kind)

I have been MIA from the blogging world.  I didn't realize how far behind I was until I looked this morning.  I owe Layla a few posts, and I want to do a European Vacation update.  I will probably just make those all into one big lump. 
However, I did want to share information about what's been going on in my life since the summer started.  I haven't said much about anything because there was a lot of information I didn't have, and unknowns about testing, etc. At the beginning of June I had my happy lady doctor appointment. Once again my doc was suggesting genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancers. We had been having this talk for a couple of years, but I wasn't really old enough to really be concerned. (They have all of these equations for family history, age, etc to decide these things.) 
 Anyway, this time we decided to go ahead and do it PROVIDED I get the coverage from insurance.  I am all for being prepared, but the $4000 bill wasn't in our budget. …