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CT Scan shows no cancers... Hurray!

Wednesday, March 26, 2008      1 comments

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? I... Read more

Cancer Treatments are done.....

Thursday, January 17, 2008      0 comments

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: more

Treatment continues...

Friday, April 13, 2007      1 comments

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. -... Read more

... need to fatten up!

Tuesday, April 03, 2007      0 comments

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 i... Read more

...the C word

Friday, March 09, 2007      1 comments

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... Read more

Friday, February 16, 2007      1 comments

Bad news today, the little throat cyst... turned out to be much more of a problem than originally thought, and it appears to be malignant. --- I think the diet is off for a while. ... Read more

Half Point ...

Monday, February 05, 2007      1 comments

Well it took a little longer, was in a holding pattern for almost two weeks, but now I am below the mid point. Hurrah!!... Read more

... got stuck a little

Tuesday, January 30, 2007      0 comments

It looks like the past few days my weight is stuck just short of my midpoint. How disappointing, but of course I know that this can happen, and I am sure eventually it will burst through that elusive mark. The past few days I also have prob... Read more

Almost Midpoint...

Friday, January 26, 2007      0 comments

Yesterday I dipped down to 226.5 - just half a little pound away from my midpoint. Today though it is back up to 227.5. The scale does go zig-zag a bit day by day. I do weigh myself everyday; it has become a habit in the morning: brush... Read more

dipped below 230....

Tuesday, January 16, 2007      1 comments

yeah!!! I dipped below 230 lbs today - 229.5 sounds like a sweet number. Now it is downward ho! we go.... :)... Read more

Adding custom foods to the tracker...

Sunday, January 07, 2007      1 comments

So, I figured out how to add custom foods to the tracker. Neat, - now I really can check what enters my mouth. Thanks for the hint Slim. Today is a day of rest for me. No walking. No exercises. Am feeling a little stiff, but I am doing b... Read more

Left Overs

Saturday, January 06, 2007      2 comments

.... ah, all those goodies, chocolate covered and otherwise, that are still around from the holidays. Some friends from Europe sent packages, some only arrived a day or two ago. German cookies and other delicacies. It will be very difficult t... Read more

Adding Foods...

Saturday, January 06, 2007      0 comments

Thanks SlimSuccess for the welcome and the hint. I'll try it out. I figured out how to group food items, makes entry of my breakfast easier and faster. There is a lot to learn on this website. Today I ache and I am not sure I'll go ou... Read more

Here we go...

Friday, January 05, 2007      1 comments

Today is day 4. Yesterday it was "walking in the rain". Today the 3 miles seemed more strenuous. It takes me 54 minutes, which if my reckoning is right puts me at 18minutes/mile. Not bad. Hardest part so far seems to be accounting for ... Read more