10,000-14,999 SparkPoints
HDFROMOREGON's Recent Blog Entries

CT Scan shows no cancers... Hurray!

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Just had a series of CT scans (one of the chest, one of the abdomen, and one of the neck area). Nothing bothersome was found. Oh, I am so happy.

Problem with having had cancer is, that each little pain is driving you nuts. What is it? It is malignant? Is it yet another cancer? --- One can't help but think this way.

I'll always be on guard.

  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

RICHTER_83 10/8/2008 3:36PM

    Well done you, my man!

You are quite an inspiration, btw.

Report Inappropriate Comment

Cancer Treatments are done.....

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Well, 2007 for me was the "annus horriblis" (as the Queen of England ones phrased a particular bad year for her). My cancer treatments weren't done till the end of November. Read more about it on my website at: http://www.hd-una.com/hd-cancer.html

Now I am in the phase of "waiting an hoping" that this was it with the monstrous cancer cells. So far, so good. All post-treatment checkup turned out OK.



Treatment continues...

Friday, April 13, 2007

On March 2 I had my surgery. Tonsillectomy and Thyrodectomy - both with cancers on them.

Yesterday, April 12th started my radiation and my chemo on the same day. I will have radiation every workday Mon through Fri, and chemo once a week. -- Physically I feel ok the day after the first treatment. Emontionally of course it made me realize even more that my ailment is not a little sore throat. I guess I am really very ill. Brrrr --- what a thought.

  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

SCHNOOTIE 4/13/2007 11:48PM

    Hang in there, HD. Sorry that I am snooping around your blog, but I really want you to know how very much I think of you, and am including you in my good thoughts for the day. I hope your weekend goes smoothly, and your medication keeps you from feeling too sick!!!!


Report Inappropriate Comment

... need to fatten up!

Tuesday, April 03, 2007

We recently had a meeting with a nutritionist regarding my radiation and chemo treatment. The funny part was that she recommended I fatten up. Protein and Calories were her mantra, to avoid losing muscle mass during my treatment. - So now it is 'good bye' skim milk and artificial sweatners, the full fat milk is back and sugar is good for me. Weird -- isn't it?

Anyway, I can see some points in her reasoning. A friend of ours lost a whopping 80 pounds, and another friends lost about 40 pounds during cancer treatment. And I probaby will loose a few too.

Kids, I do not recommend this particular diet plan! If you can ---- stay healthy and happy.



...the C word

Friday, March 09, 2007

Well, I had cancer surgery last Friday (March 2nd). Tonsillectomy and also the thyroid removed. Both had cancer cells. The pathology showed that the lymphnodes were affected.

So what is next? First I need to heal from the surgery, then it will radiation and chemo treatment concurrently. It will be several months until I am throught his dark valley.

I am looking forward to the end of summer! By then the worst should be over.

  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

BEECOMINGME 3/9/2007 12:48PM

    I am so sorry that this journey seems to be longer for you.... post surgery. I have heard that a macrobiotic diet has helped some cancer patients; perhaps you could look into it and see if this is anything that you would like to do. Sending positive thoughts your way.

Report Inappropriate Comment

1 2 3 Last Page