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I Had Forgotten

Oh, I had forgotten how inconvenient cancer is. Tomorrow we are back at Dana Farber after a 3 month hiatus for my man’s first 3 month scan. I had forgotten the complicated business of getting everyone’s schedules and after school … Continue reading

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A Gentle Beginning

It continues to be a good week. A peaceful and contented time. Last night we celebrated the end of ‘surgery’ with a delicious Linzertorte from a local gourmet shop, ice cream, and a gift for my man ( a book … Continue reading

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Bread Advice

Some  images of my man and our son baking bread this morning. “If this doesn’t work I am never baking bread again,” declared my husband. His first solo attempt didn’t work out: the bread never rose. Today’s attempt  is lovingly … Continue reading

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Pre-Op

“Thanks for helping me today, you did everything. You organized the childcare, the hotel, you did the driving- it was a big help.” My husband’s words as he prepared to  jump in the lake and wash off the grime of … Continue reading

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Zombie Girl

My man just called. He talked to the Boston hospitals today and we have our itinerary. He has to be at his first appointment at 6:45 a.m.- an MRI and then a CT scan at 8:40 (or the other way … Continue reading

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Bump Business Again

Our daughter said it so well yesterday. We were eating a delicious 4 Berry Pie, part of the lovely meal we receive each Sunday from great people, and my man was enjoying his weekly sugar. Our girl asked, “why can’t … Continue reading

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good times

We had a nice day today. We enjoyed our trip to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute to meet with Dr. R the Surgical Oncologist. The drive (2.5 hrs) and the wait (1 hr 10min) were longer than our appointment (35 … Continue reading

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Hiss-Growl

Our daughter has developed a hiss-growl that she uses whenever she isn’t happy about a situation. Like a feral, wild cat her hiss is impressive and powerful, ending with a slight guttural growl and sometimes clawing motions. She mostly uses … Continue reading

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Not Much

Not much new today. Dr. B from Dana Farber called yesterday. He was walking in traffic and out of breath. I hadn’t realized what a strong Mass accent he has. Anyway, he said the types that respond to chemo have … Continue reading

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Monday

I woke up with a nervous stomach. Monday- back to reality and back to cancer. My man was dreading going back to work.  He said this was nothing new, but I think it is. Work means radiation and a reminder … Continue reading

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