It’s been 47 days since the last time I was zapped by radiation. 13 since a CT scan showed… nothing. No sign of cancer.
I never wish time away. Never look forward to the weekend so much that I want Wednesday through Friday to go away.
If you’ve tried to call me in the last few days, I most likely didn’t pick up the phone (unless you were Dr. Shroff). My full-time, round-the-clock job has been getting information about Thymic Carcinoma, chemo, radiation, side effects, doctors, and experts. I’ve learned terms like retrospective series, microscopic transcapular invasion, and adjuvant chemotherapy. I […]
Suddenly, my cancer treatment plan is murkier than the water I swam in for the Jordanelle Triathlon this summer. Two days ago, my surgery margins were clear, except for a few cells that were broken off from the mass, and 5-6 weeks of radiation would be the end of it. I think I even called […]
You know how when you miss a turn that your Tom Tom or Garmin tells you to take, the device, after giving up on you, says it’s “re-routing?” That’s me now. My October was beautifully laid out with a race for the Ullman Foundation in Maryland, a trip to watch friends race Kona, my Livestrong […]