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That Went to Hell Fast

September 20, 2018 My regular Oncologist is out of town at a conference, so the  Radiation Oncologist is keeping tabs on the MRI results this afternoon. She told me that if I hadn’t heard from her by 4:30 pm to … Continue reading

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Cisplatin – Week 6

August 23, 2018 I had my last dose of Cisplatin today. The 6th week of this awful stuff. It was reduced by 50% this time. The side effects were really getting to be too much, but both of the oncologists wanted … Continue reading

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Radiation Treatments

August 10, 2018 I started my radiation treatments at the end of June. I had a week of treatment, then a week and change off before starting again while my oncologists and I figured out what to do about the … Continue reading

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Cisplatin – Week 4

August 8, 2018 This is Week 4 of Cisplatin. The neuropathy and chemo brain seem to not be getting any worse. I’m noticing that I’m more tired and have less stamina to get things done again. Some of this is … Continue reading

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Cisplatin – Week 3

August 1, 2018 I started getting my blood draws done at the Bellevue clinic to help with how long I’m sitting in the infusion center each week. There are probably 25 patients that are brought in and roomed each time … Continue reading

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Kindle Thoughts – Part 2

Kindle Features Search The best feature, IMO, of ebooks is the ability to search text to find what you’re looking for quickly and easily. Kindle not only lets you search the book, but also your notes. Pretty handy. Maybe not … Continue reading

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Cisplatin – Week 2

July 25, 2018 Today was a long-assed day. I started with a 6 hour infusion of Cisplatin downtown in the Infusion Center. I had called in yesterday about the feeling that either the anti-nausea meds or something was messing with … Continue reading

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