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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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Ch-ch-ch-changes

Since deciding that I needed to be spending more time doing other things than living in this blog, I’ve struggled some with what to write, how to keep this interesting and what to do about having enough to post on … 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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5 Weeks Post-Op / 9 Weeks Post-Chemo

June 15, 2018 What a week! My sister and her friend flew in on Tuesday, I had 2 sessions of radiation planning, a dental cleaning appointment and an Occupational Therapy (OT) appointment. In between, there were errands to run, shopping … Continue reading

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Time to Party Like it’s 1999?

I was dreamin’ when I wrote this, forgive me if it goes astray
But when I woke up this mornin’, could’ve sworn it was judgment day
The sky was all purple, there were people runnin’ everywhere
Tryin’ to run from the destruction, you know I didn’t even care

Say say two thousand zero zero party over, oops, out of time
So tonight I’m gonna party like it’s nineteen ninety-nine Continue reading

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Kindle Thoughts – Part 1

The Kindle is a great invention. I love my Paperwhite. Unfortunately, there is sometimes as much not to love about having 1,100 books at your fingertips as there is *to* love, and very little of it has to do with the device itself. Most of it has to do with just how little effort Amazon has put into anything to do with their own apps and devices.  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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