Tag: voice


• April 16, 2013 • Comments (1)

Sorry for the radio silence.   Last Tues, April 9, I went to my endocrinologist, expecting nothing but total routine, same as it’s been for the last 9 years.  Then she told me that my ultrasound showed an abnormal lymph node on the left side of my neck.   That’s the side with my one remaining good [...]

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Category: Canadian health care system, Thyroid cancer, Voice problem

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Using my voice to navigate the airport

• April 4, 2013 • Comments (0)

Before I got my voice back, I used to be too afraid to go to the park, or Canada’s Wonderland, or the Rogers Centre by myself with my kids.  The reason was, if they ducked around a corner, as kids will do, I couldn’t raise my voice to call them back.  I was worried they’d [...]

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Category: Voice problem, Voice treatment

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Voice of accountability

• April 3, 2013 • Comments (0)

Hope nobody missed Monday’s Toronto Star article by former parliamentary budget officer Kevin Page.  He talks about the risk to Canada if the Parliamentary Budget Office (“PBO”) is not restored to its full power, and about how the loss of his son gave him the courage to take “the job nobody wanted.”  The PBO holds the [...]

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