Tags » Chemotherapy

Czech Please! (Dobrodružství terminálně optimistického života)

When I first started this blog, I made a very conscious decision: I wanted to “be that Google Hit” found when someone first diagnosed with CRC is scrambling to search for information in the middle of the panic of recent diagnosis.  957 more words

Stage IV

Team Triathlon 2016 - UNITED BEHIND A CURE

My alarm went off at 3:30 this morning.  I was not expecting what ended up being my first thoughts.  They weren’t of me running the run leg of this morning’s Spring Sprint Team Triathlon per se.  1,262 more words

Stage IV

The Wig

I haven’t been out and about as much as I’d like lately. Taxotere is taking its toll, and fatigue is reaching further and further into my life. 553 more words

Breast Cancer

I- A Letter to Issa-Haiku Master..

Dear Issa,

Something tells me, that if we met in person, we wouldn’t need words. That our eyes would meet, sparking an understanding transcending language. Indeed, that is my hope. 1,472 more words


Life goes on during Chemo!

Let me tell you a secret about life. It’s not about how someone prepares for everything to go right, it’s about how someone handles everything going completely wrong. 641 more words


The (Positive) Power of One Little Number

As a mirror to my post in February called “One Little Number”, I wanted to write a very short post tonight called “The (Positive) Power of One Little Number”  It shows the wild-emotional swings of Stage IV cancer – as you careen back and forth between positive and negative data. 445 more words

Stage IV

Tuesday's with Jessi 

I try to live as normal of a life as possible. So normal, that sometimes I completely forget that I have lymphoma. It’s 50% mental. I met an amazing girl on Instagram that follows my blog, she ended up living in Boston. 805 more words