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Waiting and waiting and…

I would really like to tell you that my life has been all unicorns riding rainbows through space since chemo ended, but they weren’t kidding when they said survivorship is tough. The past month has been a limbo – done

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The end?

And so it was over. My last chemo was on Friday. I walked in knowing there was a possibility to be the end but I was sure they were going to have me go until October. I did not mentally

Posted in Personal Stuff, Treatment

Where’s your head at?

I do a lot of whining about chemo brain lately. And whining is the only word for it. Wahhh I can’t answer questions quickly. Wahhh simple math requires a calculator. Waaaaaaaaaaaahhhh I parked on the wrong side of the road

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Well it’s almost over, right?

It’s almost 3AM on the night before another treatment, and the anticipation and anxiety of yet another day sitting in the infusion lounge is keeping me awake. Luckily the wonderful Randall Munroe, creator of XKCD, put something I have been

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Shingles? Nerve Damage? Let’s just got with major ouch.

Last week I noticed that my right hip was a bit more numb that usual. As one of my more strange chemo side effects, my hip and outer thigh has been numb on and off for the past 4 months.

Posted in Personal Stuff, Treatment

Cancer and Body Image

When you think of someone with cancer, you most likely think a few things: pale, bald, wasting away. When someone doesn’t fit into that mold, life gets a little tricky.

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What’s Your Latitude?

Fellow Hodgkin’s survivor Roger Lumpp posed a question to the Hodgkin’s support forum I am a member of earlier today: what is your latitude? Where is the place you escape to when things get tough and you have to dig

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