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I feel like a horse owner at the final race lap & mine is on a different track!

Thursday, August 25, 2011      11 comments

Here I sit like a broken record - in pain. The sores in my mouth are so bad I can barely smile let alone swallow!! And tomorrow is my last day of radiation and potassium booster at least for awhile. Chemo ended last week. So one might say to... Read more

Here We Go Again - In the final week

Tuesday, August 23, 2011      10 comments

Yesterday with the doctor: Mouth sores have gone from 10 (being the best) on Friday to 1 (being the worst on Monday). New antibiotic. New pain med. Dr S's office called to say potassium wen from 3.5 back down to 2.5 over the weekend. More dr... Read more

What does 2.3 potassium level mean to those of you who know?

Wednesday, August 17, 2011      11 comments

Here it is Wednesday morning at 1:53 AM. I can't sleep. I had the iron infusion yesterday along with some yummy water and potassium. They tell me the 2.3 level is the lowest they have seen on me and the doctor has added a 2 hour drip of it ... Read more

Hey you! Yeah, you over there... don't be like me, be yourself!!!

Sunday, August 14, 2011      9 comments

Thursday was a horrible day. Right when I think it can't get worse, along comes something like oh, say, ..Friday. I was so sick, we couldn't get 5 miles from home on the way to treatment. FINALLY Saturday morning about 6AM, I threw up one las... Read more

It is slowing down towards the end and new stuff seems to get in the way!!

Thursday, August 11, 2011      10 comments

Ev had a nasty radiation treatment this morning. The closer we get towards the end, the harder this is becoming for her. The sores in her mouth are awful and she has trouble swallowing. It amazes me that she can handle any of her radiation at... Read more

All good things must end someday, or do they?

Sunday, August 07, 2011      18 comments

My little 3 day break from treatment has really done me a lot of good. Just as a rest from running daily can help bring your body back to continuing without injury, this break is helping me. On Thursday when I ended my radiation treatments for... Read more

Times are changing, the good, the bad, and the ugly

Thursday, August 04, 2011      15 comments

I have a few minutes of lucidity that seems to be relatively pain free. My chemo session was about 1/2 hour longer today as some potassium and magnesium are low once more. *sigh* That wasn't too bad, but I missed the call for the nurse who will... Read more

Ev's condition

Thursday, July 28, 2011      16 comments

Ev had to be taken to the hospital Tuesday via ambulance. Several things were found wrong. #1 she lost her sight again for a minute this time. #2 her temp was 101 and radiation doctor dr said get her there ASAP #4 she has an i... Read more

Sunday is Sunday

Sunday, July 24, 2011      9 comments

Well, I'm feeling a little better today. I seem to have a little more energy so thought I'd check in. It amazes me how I can still manage to follow a lot of SP plan even doing radiation and chemo. Although it is difficult to swallow, I ma... Read more

Ev's Condition

Wednesday, July 20, 2011      21 comments

Ev asked me to post to let you know this has been a very difficult day for her. She has told me most of what I am going to tell you. She doesn't want any sympathy or pity or anything that comes close. We saw her chemo doctor with what we t... Read more

Week Three ends and all that I can do ..... and did do!!!

Monday, July 18, 2011      9 comments

WARNING: A GRAPHIC HEALTH DESCRIPTION AHEAD ********* Tomorrow starts week four. I'm 1/3 thru with all of this treatment!!! This morning when I first awoke, I did 10 minutes of leg raises. I was able to eat a cup of canned peaches in... Read more

Member of Spark...What's that?

Monday, July 11, 2011      16 comments

I have some strength today after getting lots of rest over the weekend. After radiation this morning I saw the doc who reminded me, this is getting me ready for the big fight that's on the way. But he was very happy that my weight loss was so g... Read more

Ev's Condition

Friday, July 08, 2011      21 comments

This is Bob using Ev's account. She had a very bad last two days. They told her that her body is trying to reject the chemo, so they are going to try changing it next week. She couldn't have her radiation today until she had an 1.5 hour of ant... Read more

Happy Birthday, USA from We the People

Monday, July 04, 2011      7 comments

This morning I was reminded of this song. My grandmother used to play it on the piano when I was little. You're a Grand Old Flag by George M. Cohan You're a grand old flag, You're a high flying flag And forever in p... Read more

3 radiations + 1 chemo treatment = today

Wednesday, June 29, 2011      13 comments

Hello, My treatments started Monday and oh what a dry mouth I have had ever since. I have been rinsing ever 15 minutes or as close as I can get and it still doesn't help. I can see my water consumption going W-A-Y up there!! I received a ... Read more


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