Acromegaly, the Shrek Condition – My story. [Part 3: Brain Injury – Dark Cloud, Silver Lining]

My apologies for the delay in writing this update. As you’ll see, its quite a difficult post  to write, and this is my third attempt, after aborting and doing something less distressful. Like killing some pigs on Angry Birds. The first part is based upon my understanding of what happened, and the remainder  is based …

Acromegaly, the Shrek Condition – My story. [Part 3: Brain Injury – Dark Cloud, Silver Lining]

My apologies for the delay in writing this update. As you’ll see, its quite a difficult post  to write, and this is my third attempt, after aborting and doing something less distressful. Like killing some pigs on Angry Birds. The first part is based upon my understanding of what happened, Continue Reading

Acromegaly, the Shrek Condition – My story. [Part 2: Initial Treatment]

In my previous post, I described how I was diagnosed, in my early 30s, with a Pituitary Tumour causing a one-in-a-million condition called Acromegaly. It is referred to as the Shrek Disease on the Internet after French wrestler Maurice Tillet (upon whom Shrek was based),  although I call it a Condition as you can’t “catch” Acromegaly. In Continue Reading