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Half-way between Chemo #4 and #5

This post originally appeared on CaringBridge on Sept 22….late in posting here.

As typical for me week one of this 3-week cycle was uneventful re: no major issues. 306 more words

Health Report

Chemo #4 - Under my belt!

This post originally appeared on CaringBridge on Sept 15….late in posting here.

So many wonderful things have happened during the last few days. Chemo # 4 is done and it’s day three since and I seem to be on track with no major side effect issues. 575 more words


My Cancer Story

Dear Diary

I don’t even know where to start. The past 3 months of my life have been a whirlwind! It’s not something that I’ve kept secret on purpose but I also didn’t feel a need to go screaming from the roof tops that I have lymphoma. 386 more words


Closing Another Chapter

This week I closed another chapter in my cancer journey by completing the prescribed number of radiation treatments. It went by relatively quickly, and just as I got used to the routine, it was over. 469 more words

Eric's Observations

I Don't Know How Much More I Can Take

This past week has been rough. Actually this past month has been rough and somehow I managed to keep it all together until last night. Usually when I fall apart I come here and I write about it and process it, but I was so upset that I couldn’t. 1,040 more words


Cancer Lymphoma vs MaxGXL

Lee Hemminger, Bar Harbor, Maine – In July of 2007 just prior to my son’s wedding, I was diagnosed with lymphoma. They did a lumpectomy as the tumors were under the skin around my neck and upper back area.  279 more words


The Hardest Part Of Having Cancer

Lately I have been M.I.A. from Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat because a lot of my “friends” and “followers” don’t know about it. When I have a really good day and I’m feeling and looking great and I want to post a picture saying “I’m so happy to know what not being nauseous 24/7 feels like” or “3 poisons down hopefully 3 more to go…and then radiation!” I decided not to because my parent’s don’t want me to post anything about me having cancer on social media. 834 more words