Monthly Archives: September 2011

Chemo is a No-Go

Well, I’m not on chemo yet. Apparently I am patient #1 for the Crizotinib at Kaiser Interstate. They have some grunt work to finish up before I can be prescribed the good stuff. It will/should be ready for me to … Continue reading

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Sept 26 Update

My Dr L apt scheduled for today at 9:00 is rescheduled for Wednesday at 9:00. I got a call from my doctors office at 7:01 am today; this time I answered my phone instead of letting it go to voicemail. … Continue reading

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Adrenal Biopsy

My adrenal gland biopsy was last Wednesday. I am still really sore, it is only 10:00 am on Friday, but I had a hunch since the procedure did not go as planned I would be. The surgeon, Dr. Bookstein, (seriously … Continue reading

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I feel the need…

…the NEED to clarify! I have received a few mixed messages regarding the status of my cancer. I feel my tone in my “Results….Ugh.” post may have been a bit too cheery. Let me explain in a way that will … Continue reading

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Biopsy #3

I will be checking into Sunnyside Hospital at 7:30 am on Wednesday, September 21st for doctors to collect another cancer sample. ┬áThis time of my right adrenal gland. First, I will have an appointment with the radiologist/surgeon who will perform … Continue reading

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Results…Ugh.

Thank you to everyone who has been sending me their positive thoughts for my big “get the results day”. I am finally ready to tell you all that I was given the results last Wednesday. (When your oncologist calls you … Continue reading

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PET Scan Today

The not very eventful PET scan is over. Woo-hoo! It was a long and painless test. During this test I get my shot of iodine & sugar solution then I sit in a recliner located in a 10 foot by … Continue reading

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An Early Morning

I have some big events over the next few weeks that I thought I had a good handle on but waking up at 6:00 am today thinking about them tells me something different. Darn! Monday, September 12th I have a … Continue reading

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What’s going on?

It’s been too long since I have given you all a general update! Truth is, I’ve been rather sick. Most of you read that I was in the hospital fighting pneumonia August 20-24th. That was a rather scary moment in … Continue reading

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