Monthly Archives: August 2012

Another day, another moron

Today started out pretty well. I spoke to the genetic counselor who let me know that I did not test positive for “the cancer gene”. There are actually two known genes, and they suspect there are two more. It’s great … Continue reading

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Here it comes

I’ve felt pretty good since getting chemo on Tuesday. I am very sensitive to the sunlight which isn’t the easiest thing living in Denver. I’m a mile closer to the sun than most of the country. And I can feel … Continue reading

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Sleepless nights are back again

Well, the steroid also did not disappoint. The Benadryl wore off sometime Tuesday evening and the steroid kept me wide awake until 4:30am. I took two Benadryl like they instructed but it didn’t make any difference. I was finally able … Continue reading

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Highs, Lows and Fighting Back

I didn’t realize it had been this long since I updated. A lot has happened. Sunday was a fun day, I felt pretty good and we went to the neighborhood picnic at my parent’s which is always good. Fletch didn’t … Continue reading

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Overdoing it

Yesterday was a nice day, but I learned the dangers of overdoing it. I feel like I should be able to do somewhat normal activity, but I guess I need to accept reality a little more for a while. First, … Continue reading

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A good day

Today was a good day. No one poked me with a needle for the second day in a row. Always a bonus. I took the kids to Jamba Juice this morning and went to the zoo with my mom this … Continue reading

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We are go for chemo

I got the call this afternoon – we are go for chemo on Tuesday at 8:30am. I got pulled for group 1. This is good and bad I guess. Good because it is the “standard of care”, the same drugs … Continue reading

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