Making Sense of the Nonsensical

I just read a couple of articles about fearless, beautiful, rad women who rock their bald heads. Many are cancer survivors. They experiment. They make statements, fly on planes, go to rock concerts, attend fashion shoots for Vogue, dance professionally, walk the red carpet at the Grammys, start foundations, smile in photographs, blog, wear tight…

The Bathroom

There’s a public restroom, in the waiting area of the Outpatient Chemo Clinic at Mercy. There are several bathrooms in the back treatment area as well, available for patient use when we are there. They’re definitely more sterile and sanitary, than the one that anybody from off the street can use. Often times though, one…

A Point In My Favor

Woo Hoo! I spoke to the head nurse at Mercy today, and my ca125 which was drawn last week, is 20–a full point lower than it was last month!! It’s the first downward movement in almost a year, and it’s great news! I expected it to have gone up, considering what a big pain episode…

Catching Us Up

During the last week of April, I: 1. Saw my ex again. 2. Had the worst pain episode ever. I could barely walk or stand up straight. I was nauseated.Aleve wasn’t touching it. It was right before I was scheduled to leave for NYC, and I was worried that I wouldn’t be able to go.…