Hat's Off to You!

Hat's Off to You!

Who needs the Emmy's when we've got "Hat's Off to You", which is fast becoming one of the the most sought after awards in the land ... or at least within the ranks of #TeamSoderlund. This installment not only includes a few exciting new categories, but also an update on my treatment schedule (just giving you an incentive to read the entire post)!

Fish Out of Water

Fish Out of Water

"You have a lot going on right now. You are handling it really well," said the OG oncologist on Tuesday in the midst of a blood clot scare and a discussion about freezing my eggs (seriously, that's what was happening at the time, you can't make these things up).

Poking and Prodding

Poking and Prodding

I am learning that having cancer involves quite a lot of poking and prodding. Blood work, biopsies, scans. Tests, test and more tests. I am trying to take this in stride and accept that these tests are a fact of life (more on that in a minute).

Guinea Pig

Guinea Pig

Today was a big day. Potentially, a good day.

I don't want to bury the headline, so here it is: The melanoma specialist at UCSF thinks that I am a great candidate for a clinical trial that essentially involves taking two of the most effective treatments for this disease at the same time (which, thus far, are showing to be more effective when administered together).

Hat's Off To You!

Hat's Off To You!

In the spirit of not letting a blog about having cancer become too serious (ok, I know, it's serious, but we still have to have fun sometimes), I thought I would launch a little weekly series creatively named "hat's off to you."