Monthly Archives: December 2011

Chemo FOURTEEN – in the books

So, remember that optimism, that I would have only a limited number of crappy days remaining? Well, it turns out, AC yields approximately one week worth of crappy days. Sigh…. Sunday, I started to fee the comeback of the hemoglobin, … Continue reading

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He’s a guy, and I get to be a patient

I have this friend, and he has a few masses growing on his head. Why is it that he’s just a guy, and I get to be a patient? Now, don’t get me wrong. Being a patient has not been … Continue reading

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Ok – today is better…. and I still hate pink…

Ok – today is much better. I am tired… but I feel alright. I just feel tired. I can handle this. I’m about to go teach my last class of the semester – yup – you heard right! MAJOR GOAL … Continue reading

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oh man – ac kinda sucks….

I’m tired. I feel pukey. This sucks. That’s all for today….

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One AC down, three to go

Well, I did my first AC chemotherapy session today, and it was … wild. The A (andriamycin – also called doxorubicin) is RED – like berry kid’s drink red. And the first pee after… is tinged red. CRAZY… the C … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS!!!! (in the world of Lee Penn, that is)

BREAKING NEWS…. Image on the left – small cropping from MRI imaging done in August. I don’t think I have to tell folks what the light grey blob is – that there would be the tumor… My cancer. Image on … Continue reading

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