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Just one more Chemo
Saturday, August 20, 2016      2 comments

Just had my next to the last chemo. Absolute last is 9/13. There will be hair by Christmas! Although it looks like I may have lost my silver. All of the remaining stubble is dark brown. We'll see. Now I have the followup appointments wi... Read more
Moving Forward - Eating is weird
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      2 comments

I'm now over half way through chemo, white counts still good energy levels okay except the 3rd & 4th day after chemo which I'm calling good. My appetite varies from non-existent to ravenous once it kicks in again. The problem is my taste... Read more
Chemo hair begone
Wednesday, June 22, 2016      3 comments

I'm currently rocking a natural hair style best described as mangy hedgehog. Most people evidently lose their hair after the second round of chemo, I didn't wait. More than usual was coming out the 2nd Tuesday and Wednesday I bought my wig. ... Read more
Okay so this isn't so bad
Thursday, June 02, 2016      2 comments

Started chemo on Tuesday. First good news its only a 6 dose regimen over 18 weeks. So I may have my own hair back for Christmas. I didn't have any of the bad reactions at the first dose and the nausea is minimal. Best described as hangover ... Read more
2016 isn't half way through and I'm ready for it to be over
Thursday, May 26, 2016      2 comments

This year started with a cancer diagnoses and the death of my beloved step-father (papa). So far I've had 3 biopsies, lumpectomy and resection and installed the port for chemo. Chemo starts 5/31. I have 4 to 5 months of chemo then radiation... Read more
Nov 4 - Fall is here
Wednesday, November 04, 2015      0 comments

Loving the crisp mornings, not so much the drive home in the dark. Starting a walking challenge because my knee is still recovering and I'm not allowed back on the elliptical yet. It also gets me out of doors during lunch so I actually do get... Read more
Sept 8
Tuesday, September 08, 2015      3 comments

And its a good news and bad news kind of day. I twisted my knee during our beach vacation. Evidently if you're old enough to order off the senior menu at Bob Evan's you shouldn't be chasing ghost crabs on the beach. I did my usual rest, ic... Read more
And the count down begins 8 days
Monday, July 06, 2015      4 comments

In just 8 days we fly out to Geneva and meet up with our exchange student. From there we're going to Rome, Venice, Verona and Pisa. We're doing a tour (Just like the ones I said I'd never do) with a coach bus and fellow tourists. Most of t... Read more
Tuesday, March 17, 2015      0 comments

I always feel so much more energized when spring arrives. (Although I'm still grumpy because of the time change). The snow if finally melted and I don't have the excuse of its too cold to go outside. It might be muddy but mud washes off. ... Read more
A Good Week
Wednesday, January 28, 2015      0 comments

For the past 6 years I considered my self depressed but functional. This was an improvement over the previous 2 where I was depressed and barely functional. This is the first week since 2008 where I've felt energetic and positive for the ent... Read more
New Favorite Thing
Thursday, January 08, 2015      1 comments

As part of trying to find new things to pack for lunch I found the Nourish Bowl. Essentially a salad on steriods. The basic recipe is 2 cups salad greens (preferably dark) 1 serving of a healthy fat (avocado, pumpkin seeds, nuts) 1 se... Read more
Almost the New Year
Monday, December 29, 2014      1 comments

Just got back from Christmas with the in laws. My mother in law makes a killer light fruitcake. Light as in the opposite of dark. She makes this cake in late October, it then gets wrapped in cheese cloth and doused with brandy every week. I... Read more
Monday, December 01, 2014      2 comments

Okay I love Thanksgiving. Its the only holiday where there's 1/2 a dozen veggies on the table at once because you wouldn't want the turkey to get lonely. We had stuffed squash, sweet potatoes, green beans kale salad, green salad, whiskey car... Read more
A bit past my year Anniversary with Sparkpeople
Friday, November 21, 2014      1 comments

I have learned quite a bit in the past year. Top 10 things in no particular order. 1. Getting 5 servings of fruits and veggies is really not that hard. 2. I can exercise in 10 minute increments 3. Pilates still kicks my *ss. 4. I ... Read more
Its Fall
Monday, November 17, 2014      1 comments

Okay its getting toward the end of fall but we had some perfect fall weather this weekend. A little overcast so the leaves look that much brighter and getting colder. I like the cold. I am still working on consistency and some way of los... Read more

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