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Warning: no sunshine and unicorns here

I kept meaning to write a post about my experiences with the first few rounds of DAT (at least you’re spared those gory details…in brief: not pretty), while at the same time wanting to keep some distance from yet another … Continue reading

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All aboard the chemo train!

Our European vacation was a success!  A good mix of fun and excitement, relaxation and kicking back.  Walking, biking, hiking…good eats and great beach volleyball!  Hoping to enjoy more travel and new sights, both near and far, once I’m feeling … Continue reading

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Stoooopid cancer

The last month has been a roller coaster.  Blech! I started on the androgen receptor clinical trial with bicalutimide and ribociclib on 6/16.  There were minimal side effects, but I was continuing to have pain in my back, hips, and … Continue reading

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Buying time

A whole lot of nothing seemed to be happening on the treatment front for a couple weeks after the most recent mets re-diagnosis (much to my frustration/chagrin/wanna flip a table over and scream at the medical community kind of disappointment…), … Continue reading

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The good news is that the tumor they radiated responded to treatment.  The bad news is that at least five more popped up in my liver over the last six weeks, some as big as 2cm (that’s really fast and … Continue reading

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scan update

So, lots of good news last week (or, now, the week before last since I’ve been dragging my feet on finishing this post…)!  MRI (spine and abdomen) and CT (chest) scans were all clear of any advanced disease…no new lesions, the … Continue reading

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Through the diagnostic spanking machine, darkly

First off, Florida was fabulous!  There was sun, there was fun, there was drinkin’ bein’ done (ok not that much…LAME…#oldfogiespringbreak).  It ended up being a great way to be able to take a step back from the daily grind back home … Continue reading

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