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Round 3: Hello Darkness My Old Friend

If you do anything long enough, it becomes old; for me, chemo hit that point somewhere between round 2 and 3. Nevertheless, chemo is now a necessary evil in my life, so why not give it a soundtrack. 1,341 more words

Cancer Life

Today's Plan ... Poop!

What a difference a week makes. Just as we thought we were through the thick of it. Just when we thought we were at the beginning of some semblance of a rhythm that we could ride out, at least knowing sort of what to expect for the next 6 months, head down, just getting through it. 1,603 more words


"Whistleblower": Doctor gave chemotherapy to patients who didn't have cancer

“Whistleblower”: Doctor gave chemotherapy to patients who didn’t have cancer

CBS This Morning

Originally Published on Jul 20, 2018

A Michigan office manager risked his career to expose a doctor who gave chemotherapy to patients who did not have cancer. 131 more words



That is probably a made-up word to you, but every single cancer
patient knows what that word means.

It’s the scary feeling before you have your cancer scans… 353 more words


When I first began this blog, I intended it to be a way to update friends, family, and interested strangers as I struggled and machete-ed my way through this overgrown jungle of terrible metaphors that is my cancer journey. 414 more words

Colon Cancer

The Philippe Effect

The latest chemo infusion (#23) was rough. This is the worst I have felt since my 2018 surgery. But there is light up ahead: only two more chemos left, July 18-21 and August 1-3, and then I will be DONE! 471 more words



As expected, the hair loss has now ramped up again (3 weeks after the chemo where i didn’t use the cold cap). Roll on Baldy – better in many ways than the unevenness which I currently have. 46 more words