Category Archives: Anal Cancer

Porta-Cath RemoveD

Porta-Cath REMOVED today. Damn thing has to be surgically implanted. Yet, it was removed as in-office procedure! I was so freaked out about being awake during it I took 15 mg of Oxycodone. Which, I had leftover from about a … Continue reading

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I Am an Ox

I seem to think of better titles to my articles or idea rants when nowhere near anything that I could write them down on.  Either because, I cannot take my smartphone out of my pocket fast enough to press the … Continue reading

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I FUCKING LOVE Medications!!

As anyone reading this knows I have been having a TERRIBLE time with intestinal cramping for nearly two weeks now.  Not that I am ahead of schedule or anything but, I was told by one of the RN’s at the … Continue reading

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Rules of Smoothies

1st rule of smoothies:  While orange peel is good for you too much orange peel leaves a bitter taste in the smoothie. 2nd Rule:  Freeze fruit first.  Then, you don’t have to add ice later. 3rd Rule:  Avocado in a … Continue reading

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Are Your Ears Bleeding, Yet?

Thursday (yesterday) my friend E picked me up to take me to my daily radiation appointment.  By the time she arrived at 8:00  o’clock A.M. I had already been up since shortly after 4:00 o’clock A.M.  Tried to fall back … Continue reading

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Profound Exhaustion

I had no idea, prior to this past week, what the term “Profound Exhaustion” might mean.  As the new mother of two children 25 months apart I was sure I did know what “profound exhaustion” meant. NOw, I realize there … Continue reading

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I Broke the CT Scan

WARNING!  EXPLICIT DETAILS AHEAD.  READ AT YOUR OWN PERIL. It’s been a weird and humiliating series of getting ready for Radiation therapy.  Friday was my initial “Planning” appointment.  The goal was to find a position that is “reproducible”.  The goal … Continue reading

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