Category Archives: Treatment Plans

June? Oh Sugar!

“Hello?  Are you there?” It’s been a while. Feels a little awkward. Like calling back that friend you have neglected the last several days that have turned into weeks. What will I say?  What is the reason for my behavior? … Continue reading

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Oh Shots, Welcome Back

Willing to accept that I was living in an alternate universe filled with doom and gloom wackiness, my doctors weren’t.  They did not believe my theory, “I’m just going through an unlucky spell”. Tuesday I had an ultrasound performed and … Continue reading

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Being Flexible

I am flexible when it comes to plant and yard care.  A little of this, a little of that, no set plan. Occasionally I’ll refer to The Google or my Master Gardner friend Marcia. It works for me. Keeps it … Continue reading

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Cold Before the Storm

July was a pretty rough month; August, only slightly better. I have a cold. For a few days now. Tissue boxes and waste baskets are stashed in my favorite indoor sitting spots. No more energy to spend on stress-relief baking. … Continue reading

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Spending a Day

Like a rebellious teenager my care team announced, “We will get in trouble…That’s okay with us…We are going to do what is best for you!” The words came at me like cold glass of water tossed in my face. Let me … Continue reading

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Cause: Prior Treatment

I am pleased to announce that my next eye exam will take place in 6 months. Six months? Well, that can’t be a major problem!   I have officially been diagnosed with a mild case of Radiation Retinopathy. Whole Brain Radiation is … Continue reading

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The Hits Keep Comin’

Tuesday morning was brutal. I had a 7:30am appointment to get a cracked filling replaced. It’s been years since I’ve left the house by 7. I had enough coffee in my system to register the dentist say, “Kimberly, we need to … 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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Spots or Dots?

What a week!  I was quite concerned with what the brain MRI was going to show.  The scan took place on Wednesday; results would be discussed at my Thursday appointment. The results are in and processed by my little noggin.  Finally, I am … Continue reading

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Connect, Then Un-Connect

I connected some dots that should not have been connected.   Yes, I was overwhelmed. It was such a simple connection, but not one really worth connecting.  Let me explain… First: Talk with Dr S he stated, “You have upper … Continue reading

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