Category Archives: Radiation

7 Weeks Post-Op / 11 Weeks Post-Chemo

June 29, 2018 Today I’m 7 weeks post-op and 11 weeks finished with chemo. It’s been a long and rough week. I’m tired. Mentally and physically. The first couple of radiation appointments this week were stressful. The past couple of weeks … Continue reading

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1st Radiation Treatment

June 25, 2018 Today was it. The first day of radiation. The first day of a major hurdle in my treatment. I spent some time Saturday catching up with a friend from elementary and high school down at Pike Market … Continue reading

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Radiation Dry Run

June 22, 2018 I had the radiation dry run this morning. One of the things that came out of the conversation with the nurse before I went in is how forthright the Radiation Oncologist (RO) is with her patients. I … Continue reading

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6 Weeks Post-Op / 10 Weeks Post Chemo

June 22, 2018 Another busy week. The Radiation Oncologist (RO) last week suggested that I go back to work for a while because radiation fatigue wouldn’t be noticeable for about a month. So… I did. I’m not mentally ready to … Continue reading

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Radiation Planning – Take 2

June 14, 2018 The new PET Scan is scheduled for the end of the month – that was the 1st opening. The Radiation Oncologist wants to see what’s going on with my deeper lymph nodes. I’d like to know this, too. … Continue reading

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Radiation Planning – Take 1

June 13, 2018 I had an appointment with the Radiation Oncologist today. I will be doing the daily radiation treatments at another facility other than the hospital downtown. This is something of a relief – traffic will be a little … Continue reading

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The Enormity of It All

Some days the enormity of it all weighs heavier than others. This week has been a dead-man’s carry kind of week. It’s heavy and it’s not moving and there’s nothing to ease the burden of carrying it except getting to … Continue reading

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