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Probably the flu...
Wednesday, October 05, 2016      3 comments

I almost never get sick, so that, on the rare occasions when I do, it hits me very hard. Last night, after a long and stressful day, I started to feel unwell. I had chills and body aches. Went up to bed, and piled the covers high. After a co... Read more
Hormone Testing Results
Monday, October 03, 2016      2 comments

Friday morning, I was in the middle of running a couple of errands when my cell rang. Like clockwork, important calls always happen while I am driving. I saw that the number was from the hospital, so I figured I had better answer it. Fortunate... Read more
Neuropsych testing
Sunday, September 25, 2016      3 comments

Neuropsych testing includes a fairly substantial battery of tests that is used to evaluate brain function. Although I am sure that there are a number of medical conditions that such testing is used for, brain cancer is definitely one of ... Read more
Appointment with the Endocrinologist
Thursday, September 22, 2016      4 comments

I have been neglectful in updating about Danny's health, and I am sorry. The good news is that he is doing well. I did post about his most recent MRI, which was at the end of June. The MRIs are really the only way to be sure o... Read more
Gold in September
Thursday, September 01, 2016      4 comments

This is my profile picture on FB for the month of September. It was designed by a graphic artist in California who has a heart for children with cancer. ... Read more
Another Catch-Up Blog
Wednesday, August 31, 2016      1 comments

Life has gotten busier than ever lately, and I am just not doing well at catching-up on things like this blog. I wanted to go back to May and finish the story of our trip to Virginia. After we left Cecily's college for the last time, we d... Read more
I hate cancer!
Tuesday, August 23, 2016      7 comments

I am very, very sad today. I lost another dear friend to cancer. She was one of the sweetest, kindest people I have ever known. She leaves behind a loving husband, three remarkable children, and scores of friends. If I hate cancer, she is on... Read more
Non-Scale Victory
Wednesday, August 17, 2016      4 comments

All my small victories for the time being will be non-scale ones, since the scale I bought online a couple of years ago for cheap, recently reminded me yet again that you get what you pay for. It stopped working. Not the battery, since I tried... Read more
Dd's Graduation - Belated blog from May
Sunday, July 31, 2016      2 comments

I got so caught up in life that I never blogged about a lot of things that happened between March and June. The main event of the period was my dd's college graduation. I had decided to do a road trip (from Texas to Virginia) for the occasion.... Read more
Murphy's Law Strikes Again!
Wednesday, July 20, 2016      5 comments

OK, this is a bit much. My AC has gone out, my refrigerator and freezer are both barely cooling the food (the water in the ice trays isn't even freezing completely!), there is a leak in the pipes under my front yard, I got hit by an uninsured dr... Read more
MRI Results - Mostly Good News
Saturday, July 02, 2016      4 comments

I had quite a day yesterday, waiting for the MRI results. I knew Dr. Hipp would call me, because he had said he would, but I also knew that he wouldn't be in any hurry to do so. Dr. Whiteway, for whatever reason, is much more understanding of ... Read more
Wrangler Day, MRI Day, and Scanxiety
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      3 comments

I keep wanting to blog more, but just have so much trouble making time for it. Today is the big day - Danny has his six month's post relapse treatment MRI, and I am a complete basket case, although I am trying not to let him know. Scanxiety ha... Read more
Twenty Pounds Lost!
Thursday, June 02, 2016      7 comments

I haven't blogged in forever (well, two months and counting, but it might as well be forever), even though I have had a lot of things I wanted to blog about. I have just been swamped with things to do, and the funny thing is that I haven't even... Read more
Mostly good news
Tuesday, March 22, 2016      5 comments

Last week Danny started randomly vomiting, while clearly not feeling sick. Monday he vomited twice. Luckily both times someone was quick with a bag or trash can. I had long ago stopped carrying blue hospital vomit bags in my purse. Tuesday w... Read more
Correction and Clarification
Wednesday, March 09, 2016      5 comments

I should probably know better than to post a blog, especially when irritated and upset, before I really have full information. Unfortunately, I did just that in my last blog. I found out yesterday that much of what I posted was wrong, if only ... Read more

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