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Decisions, Decisions – Job & Health issues

  It’s been two weeks since my last update, one week-plus since I dropped one of my three antibiotics, and 97 days since my stem cell transplant for Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma.   So there are a few things to update and … Continue reading

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Paradox of Good Wishes & Reality

On April 25, my very first post to this summer journal and blog, I started with these words: “I don’t like it when friends, family say “I’m sorry.” “I have cancer. “There are three words no one ever expects to … Continue reading

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Chemo 4: Sucky, Yucky, Expletive Deleted

So the apprehension I had built up for my fourth Chemo treatment Monday has proven to be for naught – so far. That’s not to say I didn’t have the usual unpleasant headaches and yuck because I did. But the … Continue reading

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A Few Minutes in the Microwave, Please!

I wrote Monday about the Chemo roller coaster of the unexpected and late this week I’ve been flying down one of Chemo’s biggest drops. Okay, bad analogy but I started it Monday and it kind of works. I felt pretty … Continue reading

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Losing My Hair – Sing Along With Me!

She asks me why I’m just a hairy guy I’m hairy noon and night Hair that’s a fright I’m hairy high and low Don’t ask me why Don’t know It’s not for lack of bread Like the Grateful Dead Darling … Continue reading

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Frankly, There Are Better Things to Worry About Than This

So if you read the previous day’s post, you’ll recall I noted my oncologist making a sly remark yesterday about finding clumps of hair this week but not on my head. He suggested I go ahead and get my hair burred … Continue reading

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