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My, How Time Flies…

It’s almost over. There is one treatment left to go. There will still be a few more months of cancer related tests and appointments, of course. And the port will have to be flushed every six weeks until they decide … Continue reading

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Getting Back to Normal…

Normal. It’s a relative term. But then everything in life is relative. Einstein sure had that right! Every thought, fear, and emotion is relative to our own personal experience and views. “Normalcy” is no different. They (scientists and/or psychologists) spend … Continue reading

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NO MORE RADIATION!!!!

 It’s finally over! I got my LAST radiation treatment today. I even got a Certificate of Completion, LOL. Coincidentally, the other side of the office, the medical oncology office was having an open house to celebrate the completion of the … Continue reading

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Final Regular Radiation Treatment

I got my final regular radiation treatment today. Yippee! I have 7 more treatments to go, called “boost” treatments. These treatments are targeted so that they only hit the area right where the tumor was. I was very happy to … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at Radiation Treatments…

Five weeks of radiation down, and two more to go. I go in later than usual on Monday so they can do some additional setup for the final seven treatments, called “boost” treatments. So far, the radiation has targeted the … Continue reading

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Exhaustion…

Wow, I didn’t know I could feel this tired. I swear it wasn’t this bad during the chemo. Or maybe it was and I’ve just forgotten. You know, Chemo Brain and all. Then again, I guess it’s possible, and probably … Continue reading

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Signs of Radiation Exposure…

Well, I’m into my third week of radiation treatments. As I was laying there today listening to the machine buzzing while it zapped me, I couldn’t help thinking about Japan and it’s nuclear situation. If the worst were to happen … Continue reading

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