Monthly Archives: October 2011

Sometimes you’re up and sometimes you’re down…

And sometimes you’re tossed around in between.  I started my (3rd) new chemo round this week.  I could feel the increased dose by the time I got home from infusion.  I was just wiped out, and couldn’t eat the rest of the day.  My taste buds are definitely off, my sense of smell is rising,...

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Back in the swing of things

Thank you to all who were in prayer for me during my visit with my brother-in-law and sister last weekend.  We had a wonderful time.  It was bitter-sweet as I expected.  MAN, life is hard sometimes.  I really enjoyed just being with Jerry, sitting by him in his little man-cave in the garage, watching baseball,...

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Cancer Etiquette

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Winds of change are coming…

I’m going in for treatment #6 of 6 this morning.  Oh, did they say 6 of 6?  They meant 6 of 12!  Arg…  So, the next ’round’ will begin two weeks from tomorrow.  At this point, Dr, Kenyon is proposing and increase in my chemo (gulp).  He said that since the recent scan showed stability...

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Good news

 ”Hello?”  “This is Dr. Kenyon calling with good news.”  Who doesn’t LOVE that sentence?! The scan has not been written yet, just dictated, but he knew enough to call and give me an idea.  He said that the scan looked ‘similar’ to the last one.  The tumors are still pretty small he said.  The doctor’s guess...

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