Author Archives: jenniphur

The Note – Grief Wave Warning

We’ve been doing some thorough cleaning around the house lately due to uninvited guests that stayed with us a few weeks: mice! First, Husband and I cleaned out the garage and found what had attracted them in his backcountry bag. … Continue reading

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10-month checkup and survived a cold!

I went in for my 10-month check up last Friday, February 7th. Blood levels are still normal. 😀 In the last month, I went on a 2nd round of antibiotics because my toe that had staph didn’t heal up all … Continue reading

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Game Changer

Vegan. The very word brings up negative connotations. Vegans preaching their dietary gospel on social media. I associate vegans with health-food-grocery-shopping, patchouli-wearing, dreadlock-bearing, patchwork-clad, Prius-driving hippies. They’re not, at least, not all of them. An old roommate my mom and … Continue reading

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9-month Check-up and PT

I had my 9-month check-up on Friday, January 10th. I started out my day with physical therapy at 9:40. My therapist worked through my muscles to stretch my neck, lower back, and my hip. Then we did some dry needling … Continue reading

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8-month Check Up, Scans, & PT

I had my 8-month check up on December 13th with scans, brain MRI and CT scan of my chest and abdomen. Blood levels are normal for the 3rd month in a row! Woohoo! Anyway, scan check-in was at 6:30 in … Continue reading

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Pain Clinic and Cardiology Check Up – Good News!

On November 22nd, I had an appointment with the Spine Pain Clinic at the hospital and my 4-month cardiology check up with my oncology cardiologist. The spine doctor I saw talked about my back pain flares: -how it feels (achy … Continue reading

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7-month Check up Nov 15th

I had my 7-month check up on Friday, November 15th. My appointments that day were efficiently scheduled. Labs at 7:50. Palliative Care at 8. Doctor visit at 9. Bone shot at 10:40. I looked forward to my palliative care visit … Continue reading

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