Tag: brain tumor

Simone Giertz Burn Brian

Badass Builder Girl Simone Giertz Discusses Her Plans to Burn Brian the Brain Tumor

I’m not sure I knew of Badass Builder Girl Simone Giertz until this week, but BoingBoing shared a powerful video Tuesday and mentioned that her meningioma, Brian, decided to keep growing after her 2018 brain surgery last May. Most of...

/ February 1, 2019
microsoft id card circa 1991

25 Years Ago Today I Started at Microsoft and…

On June 3, 1991, I began my career at Microsoft. Today is also the one year anniversary of my brain surgery. Both have provided incredible experiences yet only one left me permanently scarred. For the first four years at Microsoft,...

/ June 3, 2016

Meet Lenore, My Radiosurgeon

A visual guide to CyberKnife radiosurgery for my brain tumor.

/ December 3, 2015

Why the Doctor Prescribed Viagra for My Brain Tumor

Series Contents I What We Can Learn From My Brain Tumor II Operating with Fear III Why the Doctor Prescribed Viagra for My Brain Tumor IV The Gift of Brain Surgery V Meet Lenore, My Radiosurgeon I’ve never enjoyed waiting for a stranger to examine...

/ October 24, 2015

Preparing Your Digital Afterlife

Are you prepared for your digital afterlife? Can you host your website after death?

/ May 15, 2015

Operating with Fear

Even in the moments I feel confident and relaxed, there's a voice in my head telling me I'm supposed to be afraid.

/ May 12, 2015

What We Can Learn From My Brain Tumor

Seize the day is a theme in our culture because we never know how long we have. It's a cliché that's abstract until it isn't.

/ April 25, 2015