Diary of a Meningioma - A patient's perspective of a brain tumor by Kevin Speck


At the age of 41, Kevin was diagnosed with a brain tumor that was slowly crushing the part of his brain that controls movement in the right side of his body.

Diary of a Meningioma, follows his treatment as an expat in Japan, and the psychological changes that the diagnosis of a brain tumor causes.

The story chronicles the tireless efforts of nurses who sometimes have to care for misdiagnosed patients, the psychological fears and curiosity patients have about their illness, the experience of brain surgery, and the intrigue of the people around a loved one who is going through this process.