Not So Super Results

Not So Super Results

Well, Super Tuesday has come and gone. As many mourn the success of a certain orange tinted reality television personality gaining more ground on the road to the GOP nomination, I am mourning my own test results. To put it simply, the cancer is spreading quickly throughout my body. 

Super Tuesday

Super Tuesday

Super Tuesday is coming. Given my political background you may be thinking I am referring to the day voters in 11 states will go to the polls and determine the fate of the ever-captivating field of presidential candidates. Actually, I have my own Super Tuesday. 

The In Between

The In Between

I am finding myself often occupying what I have termed in my head "the in between" these days. The in between is that place where I feel good enough to want to be doing something but not good enough to go back to my life before cancer. It's a restless place to be. 

Change is Hard, But Good

Change is Hard, But Good

The doctor tells me that I can expect to see my hair either thin out significantly or go altogether. In anticipation of this unhappy prospect I decided to chop my hair off last night. I thought this incremental step would help me ease into the idea of baldness and also make the actual process of losing my hair more manageable. Here is the result and I absolutely love it. 

Better Living Through Chemistry

Better Living Through Chemistry

Before cancer I was one of those people who would not even take an Advil for a headache. I would just tough it out until the pain went away. It took A LOT of pain to get me to take any kind of pill. I have no idea where this aversion came from, but it has been there throughout my entire adult life.  

Where We're Headed

Where We're Headed

When I started this blog I told myself I would avoid apologizing for not posting over a long period of time, a short period of time, any period of time. It turns out this was a promise just waiting to be broken, and the time is now.