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California Dreamin’

On a recent rainy day, I tuned into my “Greatness Guide” Rich Roll as he interviewed Kamal RaviKant   In the episode, Kamal presents the concept of the invisible necklace (or medal) we all wear around our necks. In this current grand social experiment, I am spending a lot of time cleaning up the invisible necklaceRead More

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The Final Countdown

Next weekend I will have my last planned chemotherapy visit. Six short months and too many needles to count. I can say that a big motivator for me through the ups and downs of symptom and side effect management has been my pledge to make the most of my good days. It wasn’t long beforeRead More

French Quarter Festin’ 2019

So enough of you guys have lovingly inquired about my health progress in the last few weeks to make a boy blush. In short, treatments are going very well. In fact, my MD and team at Ochsner were a little taken back by how well I am doing. Unfortunately, there was a new area ofRead More

Rx: More Sleep

In 2018 I started an intensive self-exploration in sleep.  According to the National Institute of Health, up to 10 million Americans are affected by chronic sleep disorders.  It didn’t take a whole lot of analysis or extensive testing to know that I was part of that growing group and had been for many years.  Read More

“So, Doc, What’s new?”

That’s a challenging question to answer these days. With my recent cancer diagnosis, I’ve had a chance to spend a lot of quiet time clearing my head- also called chemotherapy. The cancer is a retroperitoneal follicular lymphoma. Imagine a large peanut butter jar somewhere jumbled up behind my stomach and small intestine. The size and,Read More

Introducing Dr. Sarah Haydel

Storyville Family Dentistry is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Sarah Haydel to our team! Dr. Haydel was born and raised in Monroe, Louisiana. She attended LSU where she majored in Biological Sciences with a minor in Psychology. She then moved to New Orleans for dental school. Dr. Thibodaux first met Dr. Haydel asRead More