I’m exhausted and stressed and sad and angry. I try to keep my posts here focused and positive, but it’s really hard at this point. I was contacted last week by the Organizing Director of a healthcare advocacy group to see if I would be willing to be called upon to speak to media or […]

A few months ago, I wrote a blog post about my three month PET scan results. Toward the end of the post, I told a story about buying a huge package of earplugs the first time I went through cancer treatments, which prompted the thought: “Will I live long enough to use all these earplugs?” […]

After being on a slightly lower dose of steroids for almost four weeks, it seems to be holding steady at a point where I’m not as bad as I was before any steroids, but walking to the water cooler at work or getting dressed in the morning leaves me panting. Part of it may be […]

Today marks three weeks since I finished chemoradiation. Objectively, I can compare where I am now to where I was last week and say that I’m recovering. It’s slow going though, slow enough that sometimes it feels like it’s not happening. You keep “cooking” for two weeks after you have radiation (not unlike when you […]