Category Archives: the cancer fight

splish splash

I’ve been quiet because I’ve had nothing very interesting to write about. Sorry about that. I’m going to the YMCA four mornings a week (Monday-Thursday and sometimes on Friday) to the water aerobics classes.  I’m out the door by 8:15, … Continue reading

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swimming into spring

Believe it or not, my life now centers around the pool at the local YMCA.  Yes, you read that correctly.  Barbara and I have staggered across the YMCA parking lot many times this month to try out the different water … Continue reading

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so, about yesterday…

Just in case you’re under the mistaken impression that I am calm and brave in the midst of all this cancer crap, I’m going to tell you about yesterday. Angela had texted me on Thursday that she would hound the … Continue reading

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the best news

No cancer!   That’s the word from Angela this morning.  The pathologist is double-checking and there won’t be a full report until Tuesday, but the word now is:  no cancer. My surgeon called to make sure I’d received the news.  She … Continue reading

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updating the update

Well, Angela worked her magic once again and the biopsy that was scheduled for late next week happened today.   I got a call from the Imaging Center asking if I could show up in two hours. Of course I could.  … Continue reading

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update from yesterday

Yesterday was intense.  A rainy drive to the city.  A packed parking garage.  And my surgeon running late so I almost missed my ultrasound and mammogram downstairs. I gave her until 1:24, then I changed out of the johnny, put … Continue reading

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and here we go

We’re off to Providence shortly.  I have a meeting with my surgeon (scheduled check up) and will have a follow-up mammogram and ultrasound afterwards. The mammogram is going to check my left breast for tumors.  But because last spring’s giant … Continue reading

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mental health, as it is

In order to make these long days pass without me running screaming into the woods, I am working on a ridiculously complicated quilt.  It’s an online “mystery quilt”, which I’ve told you about before. There are 1600 pieces in this … Continue reading

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searching for a suit

No, not a business suit.  A bathing suit. I’ve been cleared by both physical therapists to do light swimming and easy exercise in a POOL. I’ve been advised to go to the deep end of the pool and just hang.  … Continue reading

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saying goodbye to 2019

Oh, how glad we are that 2019 is over! At this time last January we began packing up the kitchen, living room, dining area, pantries, closets and bedroom in preparation for the unexpected remodel.  We spent the winter living in … Continue reading

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