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10 Day Post-Op Appointment

Monday, May 21, 2018 I had my 10 day post-op appointment today. I was looking forward to getting the drain removed. One of the things I like about this surgeon is that she’s not only a great surgeon and doctor, … Continue reading

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Pre-Op Scan Results

It occurred to me to go back and look at the posts I had made when I first had these tests done. I was surprised and a little disheartened to see that I’d never documented the results of the scans before. So now, the sizes of the tumor and lymph nodes are included below because I’m talking about a decrease in size of each.  Continue reading

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Week 3 Post Taxol

I’m starting to feel like these posts should have a melody. Y’know, like the 12 days of Christmas, cuz I know it’s going to be a long while before I get to that single partridge in a pear tree. Some … Continue reading

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Dear Every Cancer Patient…

There is an arrogance that comes with being the one who went to understand how to treat disease, particularly cancer. Or there’s the failure of fallibility that comes with going to school for 12+ years to be a doctor.  I see this arrogance in some of my own healthcare professionals. I think I notice it more in oncology than I did with my orthopedic surgeons or my internists. Not that they were without their moments. Continue reading

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Wearing My Heart on My Sleeve

I have been having a hard time catching my tone before it escapes my mouth. Or my email. Or… okay, Twitter.  Continue reading

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Maya Said it Best

Happy 90th Birthday, Maya Angelou! I started this blog with the intent to show that even with a diagnosis of cancer and yet to be known outcomes, I can still survive, thrive and do so with style. 

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Entertainment – Oscar Nominees

While I’m not a huge fan of TV, I can be something of a movie buff. And seeing as I’m on self-imposed home imprisonment, I have plenty of time to watch the Oscar nominees as they show up on streaming … Continue reading

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