Category Archives: lymphoma

an evening can change in a moments notice

    I was watching the evening news tonight. I was busy cooking in the kitchen and my attention changed suddenly from my cooking to the TV during the sports section of the newscast. My eyes went wet. The terrible … Continue reading

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I wish that cancer was just a word or a scary story….

I wish that cancer was just a word or scary story told at camp to scare the campers. Continue reading

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Can You Help?

I have been treated generously in my time of need. Would you consider helping? Continue reading

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Life Just Cant’ Get Any Weirder For Me

What to do about a high ferritin level? How about a good old fashioned blood letting! Seriously…! Then I’ll hit the Roman Vomitorium for good measure… Continue reading

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Until It Is Denied

People don’t know what they have until it is denied. My thoughts on this come out of two seasons of life where┬áI was denied much due to cancer and chemotherapy. I have fought and defeated Burkitt’s lymphoma in 2008 (read … Continue reading

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I wish you could be here

I was going through iTunes trying to download some Johnny Cash. Saw all the usual not-known-to-me artists sliding across the top of iTunes main page. For some reason, one artist was not like the rest. Decided to see who he … Continue reading

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Trying Again

Big day for me today. I’m returning to work (again) for the second time. I initially went back on September 8th, after having been off from June 2014 for chemo and a stem cell transplant. My initial return to work lasted 5 weeks before illness set in. Continue reading

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