About

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When I started this blog, I was bitter and cynical. A few years and two kids later, I’ve given up my cynicism. I’ve realised that life has its ups and downs but if you wait it out, unimaginable happiness is inevitable.

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8 thoughts on “About”

  1. This might be a long comment.
    You don’t know me and I don’t know you either (but after reading almost the whole blog, I kinda know you well). You were a suggested user on instagram and I followed you. Firstly, the pictures are really nice, here as well as on instagram. I’m just a 16 year old teenager.
    Now the blog. I just saw the link to your blog in your insta profile and I had an intuition that I’m gonna like it + I’m an avid blog reader. When I started reading this blog (from the very 1st post) I thought its kinda an immature blog but as I kept on reading, I loved your blog. I admire the way you write, the language is simple so that everybody can understand and enjoy as well. I mean, I can recommend this blog to anybody who likes reading personal blogs. I loved the way you describe, the details made me feel as if i was living the moment. How do you actually remember those precise details? I liked that you didn’t let sex be a kind of a taboo in the MF Hussain article. I mean art is art. Its artist’s choice, the way he wants to express, it is the people who just ruin it with their narrow mindedness. How do manage to take your OCD so lightly ? (in the that packing acrticle. )I treat my OCD as a condition, it bothers me at times and I know I can’t do anything about it. I can totally empathize on that long bathing ritual, my mom *suspects*.. Hahaha.
    I also had a hard time guessing where you live, Hyderabad/Mumbai/Delhi or abroad. I would have loved to follow you on WP but I don’t have a blog as of now.
    Regards Saahil.
    You can reply to this message at:
    http://www.facebook.com/scuccria OR
    scuccria1997@gmail.com
    P.S. you have really cute kids.
    P.P.S. me awaits a reply. πŸ™‚

  2. Hello,

    I found your blog through lavanyas blog. I want to reach out to you for a medical question.

    I live in the US. One of my friends had complications after delivery. Throughout pregnancy she did not have hypertension or show any signs of eclampsia.

    She had abruption of placenta, elevated BP and emergency csection. Due to Uterine atony had blood loss and blood transfuions. At discharge, she was fine. Aftrer coming home she had nausea, vomitting, headache and pedal edema and almost 2 weeks after delivery, she was seen by the doctor. Her serum creatinine was 4 and hgb 5. Differential diagnosis at admission was HUS, TTP and Pre-eclampsia with HELLP.

    She was given plasmapheresis, dialysis and was treated with a monoclonal antibody called eculizumab. Initially she was told she would need only 1 or 2 months of treatment with eculizumab. But her hematologist is saying probably 2 yrs of treatment with eculizumab to avoid long term renal complications as they are suspecting atypical Hemolytic uremic syndrome. Eculizumab is very expensive with each dose costing 175k. Family is still waiting to find out how much insurance would cover.

    I wanted to check how HUS is treated in India? Are u aware or seen any pts having long term renal complications when managed with plasmapharesis or dialysis and other symtomatic care alone?

    Sorry for the long comment? Any help from you would be much appreciated.

    Thank you
    Uma

    1. TTP-HUS is an incredibly rare condition. Though it is known to occur post pregnancy sometimes. It is usually due to a rare complement anomaly. And the treatment is as above. It’s usually a diagnosis of exclusion. Without the plasmapheresis, it could be lethal.

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I'm a Gynecologist by profession but an artist at heart. Forever trying to bridge the gap between Art and Science. I love good design, good food and open minds. I hope you enjoy my blog.

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