February 9, 2021

Great news! Got my test results today – ALL NEGATIVE!!! No inflammation. Blood work is excellent. Here’s what seems to be happening: the chemo pill can cause the side effect I’m experiencing (muscle/joint pain). My symptoms got much worse while taking the chemo pill but started before. The culprit? Most likely, Avastan. A “rare” sideContinue reading “February 9, 2021”

June 5, 2020

I got the results of the biopsy today. The tumor is confirmed to be cancerous. The hospital is doing an additional test to confirm the colon cancer diagnosis. I’ll hear about that on Monday. I’ve been pretty out of it today. I think it’s the sedative lingering in my system. I feel better with everyContinue reading “June 5, 2020”

June 4, 2020

It’s after midnight and I can’t sleep so I thought I’d write. I got a new apartment last night – signed the lease. I couldn’t be happier. The unit is cozy and overlooks a woodland/shade garden filled with ferns and scattered shade flowers. My cat will love that little view. I feel very fortunate, veryContinue reading “June 4, 2020”