When we first started talking about whether we would move or renew our lease, I said on Twitter that making the decision felt like placing a bet on how long I was going to live. As we discussed choices and toured a few places, I found myself saying things like, “Yes, but if I get […]

Today was scan day! After only five treatments (including missing four weeks of treatment), all the cancer is still gone from both lungs and now the two lymph nodes that were enlarged and active on the PET are much smaller, perhaps even normal size. There’s a good chance I’m either cancer-free right now, or pretty […]

We all get in the habit of saying it: “Someday…” Life keeps us busy. We wake up thinking about what’s on our calendar for the day. By the afternoon, we’re figuring out what we’ll have to do tomorrow that we can’t finish today. Then we realize it’s 10:30 pm and the daily routine absorbed all of our […]

I’ve been reading up on the experiences of other folks taking the immunotherapy drug(s) I’m likely to be given, on a variety of forums. It made me realize how the timing here, while emotionally difficult, was actually something I should appreciate. Yes, it was harder discovering the cancer’s back after that first clear PET result… but the […]