Tag Archives: PET Scan

Good news on cancer and eyes

I have failed miserably at keeping ‘the cancer blog’ updated – and that’s a good thing, I suppose. I have now been “clean” since my April autologous stem cell transplant. I had a PET scan in June and a CT … 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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Previous Pattern Holds: Day Two Sucks

My third chemo treatment was Monday and so far the pattern has mirrored No. 2 with a few deviations. So that means, essentially, the start of my Wednesday sucks. Let’s play editor and re-phrase that. So far my Wednesday really … Continue reading

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Chemo’s Strange, Odd, Educational Factors

It seems something interesting or odd happens frequently during the Chemo/Cancer journey. There certainly has been some odd things up, down and unexpected since my first Chemo treatment for Lymphoma, now more than a month ago. For example, about two weeks ago … Continue reading

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No Time to Feel Sorry for Myself – Let’s Get After It!

I don’t like it when friends, family say “I’m sorry.” I have cancer. There are three words no one ever expects to write. So, when I share that news with those I love and care about, and I’d like to … Continue reading

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