Category Archives: Hodgkin’s

Counting down, again

It was very recently brought to my attention that this blog has been languishing lately, and in actual fact it has been a fairly full month since I last posted. So here I am. I started radiation near the end … Continue reading

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Familiar and strange

My life right now feels almost familiar, like a distant relative with whom I am becoming reacquainted. This is the month of reprieve. My energy is back up (meaning, back up to around 75% of normal, without getting knocked down … Continue reading

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Winding down

I posted in October: “I am thinking of making a paper chain to count down my remaining chemo treatments. Two down, ten to go! One sixth of the way there. See? It’s flying by. 😛 My plan is to rip … Continue reading

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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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Mid-point

Another Thursday, another mid-way mark between one treatment and the next. I am feeling surprisingly good, to the point where it seems like I have as much energy as I’m going to with being eight months pregnant. Both times before, … Continue reading

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Settling in, unsettled

Highlights from the past week and a half: –spent three days after treatment doing a whole lot of nothing, but managed to avoid landing back in the hospital. For these small victories, we are thankful. –hired a part-time nanny to … Continue reading

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