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Brain Surgery #3

That’s right! My brain tumor has reached that size agin where I need another major brain surgery. I will be getting the surgery in 7-10 days. 100 more words

Personal

Holding Pattern

5 down, 1 to go.

I’m pretty darn excited, but also considerably anxious. With metastatic cancer there is no end to treatment – no bell ringing, no celebration that treatment is finally over. 821 more words

The unknown

Mara:

Watching and not being able to do anything is excruciating.  There is no reason someone must suffer like this.  It would be one thing if all of this would cure her but all the stuff the medical field will put her through is for what end.  222 more words

Mara

Chemo Day 1

The lazyboys and the loo’s
No, the chairs aren’t electric – that’s my laptop cable running across the floor!  I was conveniently located next to the unisex loo’s – I asked for the same spot next time because with all the fluids they pump through one’s body – I was going every 20 minutes! 803 more words

Cancer

The Little Things Matter

Once again, I am back in the increasingly familiar surroundings of the Vanderbilt Clinic. I have come to appreciate these days – the one visit each month that requires no infusion – so my general mood on this Thursday is very upbeat. 444 more words

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Me time

This will probably be the last update on my brother for a few weeks. He is finishing up 6 weeks of chemo and radiation. He told me today he is glad it’s over. 268 more words

Chemo Day Three - Side Effects

Woke up , feel okay – I can feel the moisture inside me drying up so I am super thirsty – this includes mucas, saliva, tears, bowel, nose , throat, head – all dry and uncomfortable. 63 more words