My Favorite Holiday

Greetings. As the title suggests Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I know, I know many people believe Christmas is the season of giving and should be the favorite. However, in my mind Christmas has become so commercialized that it is virtually unbearable. Christmas has turned into giving and getting things. Thanksgiving is being thankful for … Continue reading My Favorite Holiday



Today is the day I've been waiting for. The many tests prior to the installation of the port told me I had cancer; however, the port was the stamp on my chest that it was real. Today that goes away and all that remains will be the scar that reminds me that something tried to … Continue reading Deportation

The Storm

When I first found out about the big C, I fell into a pit of despair. The pity questions were endless: Why me? Why does everything bad happen to me? Needless to say that did no good. Eventually, I wound up looking up inspirational quotes to help me get through. I will say that the … Continue reading The Storm

I Am Overcome

I am overcome. Overcome with relief, with joy, with satisfaction, with confidence and with gratitude. I got my test results back today. They found no cancer. None! I have approximately 17 radiation treatments as a precautionary measure and then I am done with treatment. Done! With all luck I'll be back to work next week. … Continue reading I Am Overcome

C-Day +43

I chose the title because it's 43 days since my first chemo treatment. It's also the first day of the last cycle. On August 14th I take a PET scan and on the 21st I discuss with my wonderful doctor the results and plan of action. I wrote this blog to discuss what chemo has … Continue reading C-Day +43