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 and chemotherapy seven.

In other news, there are two new people in my life- two guys who are both dealing with cancer. Both of these guys are serious bike riders… And super interesting… I look forward to getting to know both of them better and sharing parts of our journeys through this sh$&…. Somehow, talking to people who share aspects of life with me that go beyond cancer – I find that particularly helpful.

In other news, I just learned that a fellow bike rider here in the cities has received terrible news regarding his cancer. My heart goes out to him, his wife, and his family. I am so sorry….


About rleepenn

I'm a mom and a chemistry professor, and I love to ride bikes! On July 29th, 2011, I received the news that I have breast cancer. This is my blog....
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