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Another Perfect Storm

November 30, 2018 The days that I have the energy to go do things are still fewer than the days that I putter around doing laundry and sleeping on the couch. One of my friends had a baby the week … Continue reading

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Recovery from Brain Surgery

October 1-24 2018 I am now 3 weeks post-op from having a metastatic brain tumor removed from the back of my brain. I’ve been working since about the 4th day after surgery. My incision is healing nicely. My vision’s not … Continue reading

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The Brain Radiation Plan

October 24, 2018 I had an appointment with the Radiation Oncologist for my brain today. The plan is to radiate the 2nd tumor. She’ll be talking with my Oncologist about the targeted chemo to make sure that it’s crossing the … Continue reading

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Brain Radiation

November 1, 2018 I had to have a new MRI and a CT scan on my head in the past week to do radiation planning. On Tuesday, they did a run through of the plan and I got my first … Continue reading

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60-Days Post-Cisplatin (Chemo)

October 24, 2018 I’m 60 days post-Cisplatin today. Some of the side effects of this chemo are finally starting to lessen a bit. The neuropathy comes and goes. Mostly it stays, but I can feel it waning some. There are … Continue reading

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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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How Many Times a Day Do I Think About Cancer?

The short answer is a lot. When I look in the mirror in the morning and at night and I see my silver grey hair that’s only a little more than an inch long. My hair was never super long, … Continue reading

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Done with Chemo – Again

August 24, 2018 I finished my last dose of Cisplatin the day after I finished radiation. I had 50% dose of this drug because the side effects were getting to be too much. The neuropathy was bad enough that my … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary, You Look Great!

September 24, 2018 I can’t tell you now many times I’ve heard how great I look in the past 6 months. Even my oncologists keep telling me how good I look despite all that they’ve done to me.¬†Believe me… I … Continue reading

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What the Fuck is THAT?

I’ve been doing a lot of traveling for work this past year. I’m kind of the pinch hitter for my customer and so I get sent out to help out with things where we’re short handed or need my particular … Continue reading

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