Monthly Archives: April 2012

One week down

One week of this chemo with radiation, down.  I have to concede that the radiation area of the new cancer center at Samaritan Hospital is quite… pleasant.  Everyone who works there is amazing.  I’ve been impressed by them all.  I was even thirty minutes late Friday (having forgotten they moved my appt up that day)...

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EVENTFUL!

Wow!  I have to say, since diagnosis, this has been the most EVENTFUL 48 hours! Loooooong story short – Shipped in and shipped out of emergency (without so much as an Advil-yes I asked), screamed at by a doctor, MAJOR miscommunication, a day at radiation (FABULOUS radiologist), three tattoos, a new chemo order, and SEVERAL...

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Here we go again…

Quick update My back pain has progressed despite chiropractic, massage, and 5 DAYS on my back.  SOOOO… all 4 doctors have consulted and decided that I need to go to emergency tonight to be admitted to the hospital.  They want to get radiation started asap.   This means that infusion is cancelled for tomorrow (yay).  They’ll...

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A Year Ago Today…

A year ago today, I was lining up for the Inaugural Corvallis Half Marathon.  Waiting for the gun to sound and send me on my way for the um-teenth race of my life.  I was feeling strong and healthy and doing what I love most.  This morning, the house is a-buzz.  We have a couple...

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Weather, Wheelchairs and Weakness

Hi friends, Scott, Shawna, Kaleb and Kushaiah are on their way home from spending the last four days in Arkansas with family (a few photos from their time together are below).  They won’t actually get back home until around 3am this morning, and Shawna will be hitting the ground running to a laundry list of...

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