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Day +144: Not a Bed of Roses

This post was supposed to be a week 1 at home summary. Then it became a week 2 summary. It is now a week 6 summary. 698 more words

Overcoming the One-Two Punches of Life

Here it comes… you just felt the blow of the first punch and before you have time to move out of the way, you almost black out from the second. 617 more words

The Magical World of MD Anderson

If you are unfamiliar with MD Anderson, let me enlighten you. It is the biggest cancer center in the world. They have patients from around the world who seek treatment here because of the cutting-edge therapies and clinical trials and studies. 1,287 more words

Breast Cancer

Who Needs Ovaries Anyway? ME, That's Who!

So I’m BRCA-1 positive.  It’s a crappy thing, this BRCA.  It is a genetic mutation that makes me predisposed to breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and a few other cancers.   962 more words

Breast Cancer

It's a Process

I am ready to admit that I underestimated the magnitude of this surgery. Twelve days ago I had my acoustic neuroma brain tumor removed and I am now home recuperating, thanks be to God. 1,491 more words

Preparing

This time next week I will be on the other side of my brain tumor surgery. Whooohooo. I find myself thinking of little else as the countdown begins for our little trip to Houston. 991 more words