Tag Archives: Non-Hodgkins B-Cell Lymphoma

Was that a corner I just turned?

Cancer treatment recovery is a tricky and stubborn cuss. There certainly are days I feel much better usually followed by a day or two of ‘will this ever end?’ But since my last update, just over a week ago, I … Continue reading

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Attacking Phase Three: Recovery

I ended eight days in the hospital Friday afternoon with good numbers, measured caution, and a bright outlook going forward. That’s a pretty big mouthful of happy thoughts but its the way I feel this Saturday morning. The good news … Continue reading

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Troops are amassing at the border

I have completed five of six straight days of chemotherapy treatment as of this morning (Sat.) with one to go today. I’ve been pretty accurate in describing what was to happen through this tear-down and build up process,  but getting … Continue reading

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Advice: Lucy 5 cents, Cartman $1, Mine is free

My couple of days at home after my stem cell “harvest” Tuesday have been spent dealing with a few mild and odd side effects and mainly getting things ready for the real show which starts Monday.   The mild side … Continue reading

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My support team in place, let’s get going

The care and effort required surrounding a cancer patient is significant. I’d like to use the worn-out phrase, ‘it takes a village.’ But that feels pretty corny for a guy known more for his sarcasm and snappy wit. That said, … Continue reading

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‘Autologous Stem Cell Transplant?’

I haven’t written since my last treatment and an update is certainly in order. I had the fourth and final chemo treatment for the reoccurence of my Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma in late January. I underwent a PET scan two weeks ago … Continue reading

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Time For An Update – On to Radiation

Oh, my – I’ve let a month go by without updating this blog. I guess that’s what happens when you start into recovery. My last Chemo was July 20. I returned to work (half days) the first full week of … Continue reading

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