Category Archives: Doctors

Stay the course…

Is the upshot of yesterday’s consult with the big-city doc. Her recommendation (read: doctor’s orders) are to finish the sixth cycle of chemo and do a PET scan again a month afterward. I will do the scan with them rather … Continue reading

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The Medical Update

The updates for the past month (!) are going to come in stages by topic area; trying to include everything in one post would overwhelm me, take forever, and be a bit much for one post. There are many good … Continue reading

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Round 2, TKO

I am not sure if it is Round 2 or I on the mat, but R2 is certainly in the building. Last night was somewhat low-sleep, the day at the hospital was longer than expected (which, by now, I should … Continue reading

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Baby fun! And “other”.

We had a growth scan this morning so got to get a peek at baby–quite a few peeks, as it turns out. They were able to image the face just fine and baby was awake and performing, so we got … Continue reading

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Home again, again.

Thank you to everyone who prayed for us yesterday (Monday) and today! Not exactly the day we expected, but that seems to be par for the course now. So, the “feeling really tired” I mentioned in the previous post? And … Continue reading

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I am officially official.

I have officially entered full-fledged cancer patient territory with the start of chemotherapy yesterday. It was a long day of paperwork, vitals, blood work (that part a blessed non-event with the PICC line in), asking questions, answering questions, trying to … Continue reading

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Here we go! Or, expect the unexpected.

I had an MRI this morning to assess the “something” that was discovered near my heart during the echo three weeks ago…turns out there IS a mass pressing on the right atrium. It is “not emergent” today, but oncology and … Continue reading

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