A Month of Blog Posts for the Cushing’s Awareness Challenge! Day One

The first of the Cushing’s Awareness Challenge 2015 blog posts!

a tale of two tumors

The Cushing’s community, led by our “fairy godmother” MaryO, has been hosting a Cushing’s Blogging Challenge for the last several years.   You can find more information here:


April 8 is the birthday of Dr. Harvey Cushing’s, the “father of neurosurgery” and the first physician to document Cushing’s.  To celebrate his birthday, Cushing’s patients are banding together to write blog posts on topics related to Cushing’s every day in the month of April.  I am going to try and stick to this theme, but weave in a few posts here and there about what is going on post-Cushing’s as well.  So stay tuned!

For my first post, I would like to take a little time to talk about MaryO and how much I, and the rest of the Cushing’s community, owe this wonderful woman.  MaryO first started seeing the first signs and symptoms of Cushing’s in the early 1980s…

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