Category Archives: Test Results

Sinking Rocks

“Kim, things are looking good, in both CNS (brain) and body.” Relief. With a deep exhale I crumple towards my swollen belly. Hunched over, I pause and take a few breaths. In (one chimpanzee)…out (two chimpanzee); in (one chimpanzee)…out(two chimpanzee). … Continue reading

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Waiting to Start

“Ya know what? I’m really looking forward to a new start. A fresh beginning.  I just need something, one thing is all.  It must go right!”. “I’m an hour late? My appointment was at 8?  Oh crap.” “Don’t worry about … Continue reading

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The Going is Getting Good

Trend: Upward and excellent. Cause: Two successful speaking events and one brain MRI that shows SRS did its job. Current Status: Designing next glass project; investigating what went wrong with my flat as a pancake, chocolate-banana bread.     Huh.

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Earth to Kimmy… Earth to Kimmy… Come in Kimmy?

Yes, I am still here. Kind of in a barely sort of way, yet, kind of not. Lets just say the last few weeks have been filled with the polar opposites of one friend having a baby and another loosing his wife … Continue reading

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A New One – NMD

NMD = No Measurable Disease Yup. That be me! Happy, Happy! Joy, Joy!

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Some Space

I now have some space between the tops of my shoulders and the bottoms of my ears. Finding out that my trial drug (alectinib) is shrinking my brain tumors was the news I needed.  I’m thrilled to say the least. … Continue reading

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Program, Interrupted

We interrupt this program for a Kim News Update…   It’s looking like the caner is on The Grow.  For real this time.  MRI and CT are showing slight growth.  I’m still taking the Crizotinib but a shift in treatment … Continue reading

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Hawaii, New York, and the 5-days Between

Hawaii, as I wrote last month, was a wonderful vacation.  I, once again, got to celebrate my wedding anniversary in a beautiful location.  Six wonderful years…well almost wonderful years.  Getting the cancer really makes all parts of life NOT wonderful. … Continue reading

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The Brain

The brain is stable…in terms of cancer. No more specific brain treatment for now.  It will likely occur in my future but I’ll deal with that down the road. Next check up 10-weeks.  Yup, you heard right, 10.  Why not … Continue reading

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Hold Steady Little Lung

The lung is holding steady; unlike my emotions. I was overly nervous about yesterday’s check up on the lung for many reasons.  I’m not feeling symptomatic but the slow progression for 6 months makes a girl antsy.  Will now be … Continue reading

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