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Paris lights/ Amsterdam

It is a testament to the trip and my friends that I didn’t bother to write once after landing in Paris. It is only now as I wait to board the flight from Amsterdam to SF that I’m finally ready to reflect on what was a most glorious bucket filling trip. 3,317 more words

Suspected Ectopic

My plate is full which is why I have been MIA.

On Thursday, I went back for blood work and an u/s. My lining was still really thin (4mm) and my beta came back at 329. 246 more words

Another Surgery in Florida Part 2

In summary from Part 1:

  • Drew misses his friends and school miserably.
  • We drove 1063 miles and 17 hours from Kentucky to Florida.  It sucked, but didn’t go as bad as I had thought it was going to go.
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Dr. Paley

Platelet Donation

Last weekend, I finally had enough time to donate platelets. I donate blood all the time and I guess the Red Cross figured I was a good candidate for platelet donation. 474 more words

A Faint Reminder

I stumbled into the restroom after donating platelets today and looked at my face in the mirror. It was nearly translucent white, my dark eyes showing the only hint of color. 164 more words


Before I Sleep

The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep. 467 more words

A Page Of My Journal

I Love the Cancer Center

I’ve been visiting the cancer center weekly for my check-ups and blood work. And I always get nervous belly, as I like to call it, right before I get in my car. 482 more words

A Page Of My Journal