Tag Archives: cancer healing

Year 2, 3rd Monthly Check Up June 30th

Hello! June was an amazing month for me personally. I went for a little hike, a bike ride, and a big hike! I struggled with riding personal highs while the world put on Black Lives Matter protests that felt significant … Continue reading

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Death Date Dream

Friday morning, I woke up just before my alarm. I had just dreamed that I was going to die that day. I made preparations by writing goodbye letters to all of my coworkers, like big valentines with their first names … Continue reading

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Year 2, Monthly Check Up 2 and the Echo, Echo, Echo

I had my monthly check up last Friday via video phone call with my oncology NP. Blood draw the day before. My cancer antigen marker went up even more to 3.1 from 2.3. I really didn’t expect that and found … Continue reading

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11-month check up & scans March 6, 2020

I am way overdue on this post! You may scroll to the *** for the juicy, medical bits or keep reading about me talking to strangers, like Malcolm Gladwell suggests in his new book, Talking to Strangers. The CoVID-19 pandemic … 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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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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