Category Archives: Cancer

Captain! Do Something About This Turbulence!

When last we blogged about Air Cancer Flight 102, we were dealing with scheduling problems.  The Gemzar proposed by Wonder Doc during January for our new chemo regimen wasn’t being exactly cooperative. Thankfully, my proposed two weeks on chemo/one week … Continue reading

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How to Piss Off an Alien

Just when we thought we had the flight plan filed correctly (Wonder Doc and I, that is), that dang Alien* sprang up again and is wreaking havoc. We’d thought that we’d fly non-stop on this new flight, but that somehow … Continue reading

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Air Cancer Flight 102: Fun and Games with Nurse Needle

We thought, Doc Swanson (a.k.a. Wonder Doc) and I, that Flight 102 had made it through the turbulence and that there would be smooth sailing ahead for awhile. After an aborted flight or two, Doc amended my chemo orders to … Continue reading

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5 Best Ways to Kick Cancer’s Ass

Often, I’m told that I have “such a good attitude” when it comes to dealing with my ongoing, er, relationship with cancer. Perhaps I do, but I dunno — it’s no different to me than how I deal with most … Continue reading

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Fasten Your Seatbelts! Turbulence Ahead!

Air Cancer Flight 102 embarked on its new schedule during January: three chemo-therapy sessions, one week apart, followed by a week off was the posted schedule. Because there would only be one poison drug administered, together with the usual boat-load of … Continue reading

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Captain! There’s an Alien in Seat 47-B!!

For those of you who may have been wondering about the results of having my pets scanned, er, my PET scan two weeks ago, here’s the deal: It’s ba-a-a-a-ck! (The cancer, that is.)  I wanted to inform my family first … Continue reading

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Air Cancer Flight 102 Grounded

As some of you may know, Air Cancer Flight 101 (my euphemism for the chemotherapy treatment I underwent during 2011) made its sixth and final flight on November 30. Originally, I was to have undergone three chemo treatments, three weeks … Continue reading

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