Bottomed Out

Christmas was a wonderful time for me to spend with family this year, and having just had my third chemotherapy treatment, I felt remarkably well enough to enjoy much of the usual fare: gift exchanges, holiday treats, and Christmas movies.For as well as I felt over...
Good News

Good News

Today, I received good news. The cancer antigen in my blood that is being tracked after each chemo came back already in the “normal” range after just two treatments and all of my radiation. I have been rejoicing all day. My levels were above 400 after my...

Getting the Treatment

Today, I head back to the hospital for a three-day stay to receive my second round of chemotherapy. After the first round and the rather harsh side effects, my doctors have been thoughtfully reevaluating and have a different system for administering the drugs. A...