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  Love is in the air! To celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, students who play any version of John Legend’s “All of Me” using Piano Maestro and get 3 stars will have a chance to win an Amazon gift card! The winner will be announced on February 15th!…
Love is in the air! To celebrate Valentine's Day this year, students who play any version of John Legend's "All of Me" using Piano Maestro and get 3 stars will have a chance to win an Amazon...
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Catch-up post for February 6 in Music History

. 1843 ~ The first minstrel show in America, “The Virginia Minstrels”, opened at the Bowery Amphitheatre in New York City. . 1903 ~ Claudio Arrau, Chilean pianist . 1929 ~ Rudy Vallee and his orchestra recorded Deep Night. It says in the fine print, under…
. 1843 ~ The first minstrel show in America, "The Virginia Minstrels", opened at the Bowery Amphitheatre in New York City. . 1903 ~ Claudio Arrau, Chilean pianist . 1929 ~ Rudy Vallee and his orche...
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1885 ~ Alban Berg, Austrian composer More information about Berg . 1909 ~ Carmen Miranda (Maria do Carmo Miranda Da Cunha), ‘Brazilian Bombshell’, singer, dancer, actress . 1914 ~ Gypsy Rose Lee (Rose Hovick), Actress, dancer, stripper, subject of…
1885 ~ Alban Berg, Austrian composer More information about Berg . 1909 ~ Carmen Miranda (Maria do Carmo Miranda Da Cunha), 'Brazilian Bombshell', singer, dancer, actress . 1914 ~ Gypsy Rose Lee (R...
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. 1741 ~ Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer . 1932 ~ John Williams, American Academy Award-winning composer and conductor More information about Williams . 1934 ~ Elly Ameling, Dutch Soprano . 1936 ~ Larry Verne, Singer . 1938 ~ Ray Sharpe, Singer .…
. 1741 ~ Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer . 1932 ~ John Williams, American Academy Award-winning composer and conductor More information about Williams . 1934 ~ Elly Ameling, Dutch Soprano . 1...
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This was posted today on Facebook from Jeannie Middlebrooks, an EMS provider.  She says “Anyone can message me with questions too!” I have seen alot of people recently asking for advice as to what to put on their Medic Alert Bracelets, What Kind to buy,…
This was posted today on Facebook from Jeannie Middlebrooks, an EMS provider. She says "Anyone can message me with questions too!" I have seen alot of people recently asking for advice as to what ...
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. 1893 ~ Bernard Rogers, American composer . 1912 ~ Erich Leinsdorf, Austrian-born American conductor . 1937 ~ Glen Gray and his Casa Loma Orchestra recorded A Study in Brown, on Decca Records. . 1941 ~ John Steel, Singer, drummer with The Animals . 1944…
. 1893 ~ Bernard Rogers, American composer . 1912 ~ Erich Leinsdorf, Austrian-born American conductor . 1937 ~ Glen Gray and his Casa Loma Orchestra recorded A Study in Brown, on Decca Records. . 1...
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  Founded in Manhattan in 1853, Steinway & Sons is widely considered to be one of the greatest piano makers in the world. Its grand pianos grace the world’s grandest stages and are played by the best pianists. Source: These Photos Show How Steinway Makes…
Founded in Manhattan in 1853, Steinway & Sons is widely considered to be one of the greatest piano makers in the world. Its grand pianos grace the world’s grandest stages and are played ...
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1914 ~ Larry Adler, Composer of movie scores such as A Cry from the Streets, Genevieve, Great Chase More about Adler . 1927 ~ Leontyne Price, American soprano, Metropolitan Opera More information about Price . 1933 ~ The singing telegram was introduced by…
1914 ~ Larry Adler, Composer of movie scores such as A Cry from the Streets, Genevieve, Great Chase More about Adler . 1927 ~ Leontyne Price, American soprano, Metropolitan Opera More information a...
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Catching up! From February 5 in Music History

  . 1916 ~ Enrico Caruso recorded O Solo Mio for the Victor Talking Machine Company, which eventually became Victor Records, then RCA Victor. . 1921 ~ Sir John Pritchard, British conductor . 1928 ~ Singer Jessica Dragonette was seen on one of the first…
. 1916 ~ Enrico Caruso recorded O Solo Mio for the Victor Talking Machine Company, which eventually became Victor Records, then RCA Victor. . 1921 ~ Sir John Pritchard, British conductor . 1...
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This was posted today on Facebook from Jeannie Middlebrooks, an EMS provider. She says “Anyone can message me with questions too!” I have seen alot of people recently asking for advice as to what to put on their Medic Alert Bracelets, What Kind to buy,…
This was posted today on Facebook from Jeannie Middlebrooks, an EMS provider. She says "Anyone can message me with questions too!" I have seen alot of people recently asking for advice as to what t...
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Since I’ve done the Nicholas Brothers and Busby Berkeley, it’s time for Cab Calloway, another old movie favorite of mine. I think the first time I ever came across anything related to Calloway was in the late 1960s when I was watching That Girl on TV –…
Since I’ve done the Nicholas Brothers and Busby Berkeley, it’s time for Cab Calloway, another old movie favorite of mine. I think the first time I ever came across anything related to C…
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Until I saw it on Facebook, I didn’t know that today was World Cancer Day.  Over the years, our family has dealt with several types of cancer and I have friends that have had cancers of their own.  I think that most every family has been touched by cancer…
Until I saw it on Facebook, I didn't know that today was World Cancer Day. Over the years, our family has dealt with several types of cancer and I have friends that have had cancers of their own. ...
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AKA just MaryO. I'm a Cushing's and kidney cancer survivor
Introduction
I've dealt with Cushing's and it's aftereffects since the early 1980's and with renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) but I have now passed the golden 5-year mark.

I like playing piano, piano duets, handbells, singing.  Pretty much anything musical.
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Survived Cushing's and cancer
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I mostly work with computers and websites. I also teach piano.
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  • Pender United Methodist Church
    Web manager, 2012 - present
  • The Tom O'Connor Group
    CFO and webmaster, 2012 - present
  • OConnor Music Studio
    Owner, 1972 - present
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Testing for Cushing's, MN Saliva
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Oh my goodness! I just realized I forgot salivary cortisol levels in my previous posts about cortisol testing for Cushing's Disease!!! Midni

Testing for Cushing's, Finale
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DIAGNOSIS! Or so we hope. I know it sounds weird to hope for a diagnosis, tumor, and surgery (often neuro-surgery!), but that's reality. Whe

Testing for Cushing's, Imaging
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Imaging such as MRI's, CT's, Octreotide Scans, and Gadolinium Scans (newer) will and may be used in the search for the source of your Cushin

Doctors in and around Columbus
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As many of you know, I am seeing an endocrinologist who is continuing to test me, but if I feel at any time that I have hit a wall with her,

Testing for Cushing's, IPSS
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Inferior Petrosal Sinus Sampling (IPSS) is another interesting test, sometimes ordered by endocrinologists, sometimes ordered by neurosurgeo

Testing for Cushing's, Dex
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There are actually two types of Dexamethasone Suppression Tests (Dex) used in diagnosing Cushing's, a high dose and a low dose test. There a

Advise from my 12 year old daughter
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So, I have been having some bad episodes lately. My blood sugars have been going extremely low. This has caused me to pass out a few times.

Testing for Cushing's, CBG
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Serum Cortisol Binding Globulin (CBG) is another simple blood draw. This one you don't do often, but just so your endocrinologist can get a

Testing for Cushing's, ACTH
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Serum Adrenal Corticotropin Releasing Hormone (ACTH) is a hormone produced by your pituitary. This hormone signals the adrenals to produce m

Cyclical Testing
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Well the response I received from the physicians assistant wasn't quite what I expected. As I told you the other day, my results were loaded

More testing, more results
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Hi All. As I told you last week I had to go back for another cortisol test, another TSH and whatever else the doctor saw fit. So I was notif

Testing for Cushing's, MN Serum Cort
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Midnight Serum Cortisol is a simple blood test that can be a good diagnostic tool for Cushing's Disease or Syndrome. You see, cortisol shoul

My mimi
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Last Wednesday morning I woke up from a very vivid dream, in which my grandmother visited me. When I say she visited me, I mean her spirit,

Movie Monday
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Hello All-- I have been told that there was a great National Geographic special on Cushing's Syndrome, and I wish I could find the whole thi

Testing for Cushing's, 17 ohc/17 ohs
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24 hour 17-hydroxycorticosteroids (17 ohc/17ohs) is a test that used to be the gold standard back before my time, was all-but thrown out whe

Testing for Cushing's, 24 hour UFCs
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24 hour urinary free cortisol (UFC) is considered a gold standard by most doctors. Basically, you are given a urine collection jug, void at

Testing for Cushing's, Introduction
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I started this blog post during last year's Cushing's Awareness Blogger's Challenge in April, and never finished it because it felt like a H

Inflammation
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You know that feeling when you've been on your feet all day and you come home and take your shoes and socks off, put your feet up and notice

Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adulthood and the Effects of Growth Hormone...
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This isn't Cushing's-specific, but MANY of us have Cushing's Disease which is caused by pituitary tumors...and tumors are apparently the #1