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The Real Questions

Yesterday, November 30th 2016, was my SIXTH anniversary with NED (no evidence of disease) after my journey with Stage 4 nonmucinous appendiceal adenocarcinoma.

I will never know why I had cancer. 305 more words


My Memento Mori

My name, written with a new gel pen, smeared on the cover of my new spiral notebook when I sat down in the second row of desks. 950 more words

MD Anderson 11-27-16

Dr. Laura Murillo (President & CEO of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce) talks with Dr. David Hong from MD Anderson Cancer Center about some of the exciting innovations happening in terms of new medications and therapy for cancer patients. 6 more words

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Mother Knows Best

For several weeks my mother gently encouraged me to consider a wig. “We all wore them when you were little. Remember the picture of you and me when you were tiny?” The picture arrived on my phone. 1,466 more words

Sister Act

Why is Harry liking this girl?

My Mona Lisa socks from Elise Mueller. I left my Goldies at home bc I wanted something warm on my feet… 1,102 more words

Mechanical Elements in Me

Vocabulary.com lists four definitions for the noun “port,” none of which refer to the device that was implanted below my left clavicle today. Place where items enter/leave a country… 1,361 more words

First Steps

Today was my inaugural day at MD Anderson and my first disappointment came early. I purchased the most fabulous gold “chemo shoes” to cheer me up while poison drips into my veins, but was so strung out this morning that I forgot to wear them. 1,299 more words