It’s all good. I’m not sure what additional superfluous internal organs I could get rid of at this point, but I’m not going to ask. Appendix pathology is great, no signs of malignancy. So that means that I can start to finally get over this whole experience and move on with my life. After one teensy weensy colonoscopy. I knew it couldn’t be that easy!!

Because my cyst was “borderline,” and cancer runs in my family, I’ll have to keep a close eye on things from now on. But I can’t say how relieved I am that, for now, my health is 100%. I’ve lost over 20 pounds (and counting), had loads of time to sleep in, and enjoyed countless episodes of Law and Order. Toxic people have gone out of my life, nurturing ones have come in. Overall, I’d say that I’ve never been in a better position to establish and continue healthy habits. I know it’s sooo cliche, but this has all been a very eye-opening experience.

In summary:
Cystectomy and Right Oopherectomy: $40,000
Appendectomy: $9,000
Painkillers, Antibiotics, and Anxiety Meds: $100

Figuring out that life is too short for bullshit: Priceless