Unexpected Infusion

I am getting to this post a little late because things happened fairly quickly and I have been on the tired side of late — kind of like the kitten passed out in the picture. After my latest cold, which took a few weeks to get rid of, I went back on my chemo treatment and when I went to … Read More

Next Up … The Common Cold

I am at the one week mark for taking the chemo and so far, I have been doing pretty well. Minimal side effects from the chemo … barring one possible exception. I have a head cold. Last Thursday I saw my orthopedist because I had some fluid on the knee and my doctor wanted an X-ray. Unfortunately, the X-ray technician … Read More

And So It Begins … Again

When I saw the oncologist last week we didn’t have the results from the CT Scan. I saw my regular physician this week and he had the results. And I’ll be candid … they aren’t good. The scan revealed what I already knew — that the nodule on my neck was not the only lymphoma mass that would be found. … Read More

A Difference in Perspective

My Status: Improving
Mood: Appeased
Yesterday I was a bit down. Discouraged because I wasn’t able to go through with the chemo treatment as planned.

False Start

My Status: Tired and Congested
Mood: Disappointed
Yesterday was Chemo Eve, or so I thought. I went yesterday for my labs…

Crankiness and Hope

My Status: Feeling Better
Mood: Irritated
I ain’t gonna lie—this week has been a rough one. Starting off with the touch of depression which was ripped apart by knee pain, which then morphed into overall body pain, followed up with an eye infection…

Heeeey, Blepharitis

My Status: Are you kidding me???
Mood: Cheerful
I couldn’t help but title the post this way… and if you don’t hear the Macarena playing in the background, then I don’t know what’s wrong.

What a Difference a Day Makes…

My Status: MUCH better
Mood: Ebullient
My title of the post today may be a bit cliché, but it is the truth. Or maybe more appropriately, what a difference a good night sleep makes.

Just Pain, Not Gain

My Status: In pain
Mood: Coming out of the dark
This post is a completely different one that I had planned for yesterday—a post I didn’t get to because of pain.