Monthly Archives: October 2011

My dad died a year ago today….

What a crazy thing – I received news of my dad’s death last October, and it was a SHOCKER. According to his brother, he did not know he had stomach cancer, yet he had stage iv stomach cancer. I don’t … Continue reading

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Number eight….

Blood work = good. That means, after today’s chemo, half of the treatments will be done! YES! A good nap was had – I even had a vistor, although I only VAGUELY remember his visit – it was good to … Continue reading

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Zero point eight and 31 dollars….

This morning, I had bloodwork done, and my infection fighters were at “0.8” – too low for chemo tomorrow – so I got the infection fighter booster shot… followed by a jamba juice (during an actual work meeting at jamba … Continue reading

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All dollargrabbing to end up with the American Cancer Society

As many of you know, I love cyclocross. I’ve managed to race four times now, and I’ve had fun EVERY TIME! Am I fast? Nope. I’m focusing on my technical skills – finding the flow in twisty-turny sections, focusing on … Continue reading

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Chemo VII – we’ve hit single digits people!

Blood work looks good for tomorrow’s infusion…. FINGERS CROSSED that it STAYS THIS WAY! UPDATE – it stayed that way! Seven down, nine to go…. We’ve hit single digits people! Seriously, tho, yesterday was strange. I had one of those … Continue reading

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Good blood and good people

Had a CBC this morning, and my blood counts are looking good, for the moment. I’ll have a repeat CBC on Monday, so that if my neutrophils have dropped, I can get the shot with enough time between the shot … Continue reading

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Third time is a charm!

Well, I did chemo VI Monday morning.  It was a little rough pulling myself out of bed at 5:30a, but I’m glad I did because now I just have the whole week in front of me.  It was a taxol … Continue reading

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