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My Upcoming Surgery schedule & a request for energy

On Monday, March 19, is my cerebral artery angiogram. The imaging shows shadows around one of those arteries, which could be scar tissue from the surgery in 2010, or it could be new tumor growth. They are worried it may … Continue reading

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Challenges and facing them

I am actually researching devices to aid one in knitting with only one hand. I am considering how much my typing speed may be slowed, should I lose motor function in my right hand and considering how much this might … Continue reading

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“The quieter you become, the more you can hear.”

[Title quote by Ram Dass] There was always the possibility of it not working. I mean, it worked before, and the doctors were so very confident, optimistic that the radiation therapy (all the way up to 70 gray) was going … Continue reading

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Pieces of Me

For those just tuning in, I am living with cancer: Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma. Here’s the thing about my cancer: I don’t like talking about it. Maybe it’s like speaking the name of the Devil, and by acknowledging it, I give … Continue reading

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