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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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Heal Part 2

Husband and I talked about all of this when we woke up yesterday morning. He had wanted to know why I couldn’t sleep the night before, so I told him what had been on my mind. He thought that I … Continue reading

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Heal

A week ago on a high pain day, I clocked out from work early, popped a painkiller, and nestled myself downstairs on the couch with extra pillows behind me to support my back, two blankets to keep me warm, and … Continue reading

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Year 2, 1 month check up May 1, 2020

I love this time of year! It’s very early in the morning right now, and I can hear birds chirping before the sun is even up. I love how light it gets and how much easier it is to get … Continue reading

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1-year check up April 3, 2020

March is a momentous month for me. The last year has felt so long and so quick all at the same time. I have so much to be grateful for. March 2019 I got my cancer diagnosis, found the house … 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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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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