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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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Angels Stopping by on Cold Evenings

Since I’ve started this journey with cancer, I’ve noticed more and more that my angel family is gathered around me. One of the first nights after chemo, I could feel my grandmother sitting next to my bed. I could almost … Continue reading

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A Week of Chemo – Infusion 2

I had my second infusion on Friday, December 15th. (I realized I wasn’t dating these occurrences very well to track them, so now you’ll see a date for a particular thing that needs tracking.) It was a 4.5 hour appointment. … Continue reading

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In An Instant

Cancer is one of those things that changes your life in an instant. Whether it’s a positive or negative change depends on your perspective and your attitude. My cancer diagnosis was certainly life altering in the immediate sense. I’m sure … Continue reading

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The Thing About the Hair

Today was the day that I got my hair cut for a cranial prosthesis, aka a wig, which, by the way, isn’t covered by insurance as we learned this morning, and it’s not a small ticket item. Thank God for … Continue reading

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First Chemo

I got my first chemo infusion this morning. I was a little concerned that I would have to put it off because it seemed the cold I’d had back in Denver decided to reconstitute itself into bronchitis and a sinus … Continue reading

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Time for a Break

In my previous life, I was an IT consultant working for a large consulting firm, helping to solve technical problems and provide support for a number of different projects and customers. My most recent project was probably the most rewarding … Continue reading

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