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Three is a magic number

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about math. More specifically, why I hate math.

Posted in Personal Stuff, Rants

Good news

A few weeks ago I drove myself to Dana-Farber (which is a fairly horrifying drive if you’re not used to driving in the heart of Boston) to meet with Dr. Arnie Freedman, the head of the lymphoma department and also

Posted in Personal Stuff, Survivorship

Say hello to my little friend

We have a tenuous relationship. I’m glad to have him around but he’s the type of friend who tags along but isn’t someone you really get along with. Yes, he’s my disability placard.

Posted in Personal Stuff

On why I haven’t gone to the doctor

We left off somewhere with the ultimate cliffhanger: my “good” PET scan was not clean and OMG is it still cancer? Tune in for next week’s episode. Next week came and went. And then another week. And another week. My

Posted in Personal Stuff, Survivorship

Light the Night Walk, Boston 2011

On Thursday night, my mom and I walked with a few thousand other blood cancer survivors and supporters in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk. Even the constant drizzle didn’t dampen the spirits of Boston’s largest Light

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Facing fear

Anyone who knows me knows that I have a holy mother of G-d fear of flying. In the past, it has dictated how I travel (including spending 36 hours on a train or 24 hours on a bus) and where

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False Alarm…

Turns out that “good” PET scan does not mean “clean” PET scan. My brain heard what it wanted to hear and parsed a completely different meaning to a very carefully worded sentence. At my follow up appointment today I found

Posted in Personal Stuff, Survivorship, Treatment

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