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Another Big Whew!

For weeks now, actually months I have had a date on my calendar.  I suppose I was dreading it more each day.  It seems I only acknowledged that yesterday.  Yesterday was that day on my calendar. Usually, my son would go with … Continue reading

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What’s Up? (My Ass)

God, I crack myself up.  hahahahahah. Ok, the reality is that yesterday I had a follow up (one of many coming in my future) with my colo-rectal surgeon.  The check-up went well.  For him.  For me it is still painful … Continue reading

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Mind Over Matter

I have never been a proponent of this concept. It never has made sense to me.  The Idea that a body could completely or even substantially, In my view, cure yourself with little more than the power of our minds.  I feel … Continue reading

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Oct. 1, 2013 Appointment

Well, I had my six-week post treatment check-up.  I found out that I have another bladder infection.  One more prescription.  As my niece said, “You just can’t catch a break down there.”  Yup.  Remember:  80% CURE rate. Ok, saw Chemo … Continue reading

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Timing: Good or Bad?

I was reading an email from my Rabbi regarding this very subject.  It hit me hard.  It hit because, I have always believed I have bad timing or luck, as it were.  Rabbi says even in the timing there is … Continue reading

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I Hooked Up this Morning

Yes.  I hooked-up this morning.  It is a 21st Century definition of hooked-up.  Just not the one that refers to finding a willing and active sexual partner.  That would have been far more god-damn fun! Saturday I offered him the … Continue reading

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I Read Oncology Literature

And I am now officially afraid. Seems silly to me that I would get afraid now that I read the literature about side effects when I already knew about them.  I think the difference is that I now have hardware … Continue reading

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Merkin

On a funny note; a friend offered to take me wig shopping whenever I wanted. I told her the radiation Dr. said I probably ,”Won’t loose the hair on my head. and I don’t think you really want to go … Continue reading

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Chemo Doctor Visit #1

I met with the Chemo Doctor.  The Radiation Doctor and I will meet on Wednesday.  While I was waiting I was reading Voltaire’s Candide.  I am enjoying it.  I will continue to read it at appointments in waiting rooms and … Continue reading

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Need A ColoRectal Surgeon

The surgeon I had originally been referred to is no longer my surgeon.  A trusted friend and M.D. said I am “NOT” to go near this guy.  Or vice versa. So, looking around town and insurance in network I find … Continue reading

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