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November 2, 2020

Turner's Mosaic. Genetecist's results.

Oh lovely.

The geneticist will discuss this to me in depth. The receptionist schedules the appointment.

My mom hangs up the phone on me before I even get to the diagnosis part, because I mis-remembered the name of a doctor from years ago. We do not communicate well when it comes to my scary/ potentially bad health news.

My mother's sister, my godmother, texts me a few minutes later. I thought maybe the two of them spoke but they hadn't. I tell her. As a medical professional, she is a master of the art of remaining calm. She is able to analyze the information before letting a sense of alarm take over her emotions. We talk about it on the phone the next day. She is the only one I've told, until now.


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