Tag Archives: Dr S

Beaching It!

Like last year, SW and I ran off to the Oregon Coast to celebrate my birthday.  We are staying in a great house just a block off the beach – thank you Dawn & Susan! Two nights away is what … Continue reading

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Off to Cancer Camp!

Today, my wonderful friend Marcy (the ovarian cancer warrior princess in my life) and I are off to cancer camp! We will be spending the weekend at Harmony Hill. I’m not exactly sure what to expect.  Truthfully, it all came … Continue reading

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Tour at OHSU – Dr Sandler Interview

The final piece in my OHSU tour last week was a sit down with Dr Sandler (Dr S).  It confirmed, once again, he is the perfect oncologist for me at this point in my life. I really enjoyed how he … Continue reading

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Tour at OHSU – Dr Chris Corless’s Lab

Yesterday was a big day for me.  I was extended an invite by my oncologist, Dr Sandler, to attend a tour at my hospital, Oregon Health and Science University, that was scheduled for Chris Draft, co-founder of Team Draft. Details … Continue reading

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Shine a Light on Lung Cancer 2012

The event last Tuesday night was a success!  It was a little choppy at times but I attribute that to the organizers being a bit emotional.  Lung cancer hits close to home for them. My favorite parts… Survivor Jessica Steinberg … Continue reading

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Bouncing Back

After 5 full days of being in the comfort of my home I’m still not my usual chipper self. Exhaustion has taken over my body.  Total exhaustion.  I accepted that it could be the result of a vacation for the … Continue reading

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“Not a whole hell of a lot!”

Last Friday was my 12-week scan day, not by choice.  I had my scan on Friday and results appointment with Dr. S on Monday.  Waiting a weekend for results can be hell. Getting CT scans are no big deal for … Continue reading

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Getting Away

I had an uneventful oncologist appointment on Thursday- uneventful is a great thing.  (I meet with Dr S every 4 weeks and for now scans are 12 weeks apart.)  It was precisely what I needed before getting away with friends … Continue reading

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June 2012 Scan Results

I was nervous for todays appointment with Dr S.  It was our first “results” talk.   I was not only worried about the results.  I could not stop the endless circle of questions in my head.  How would he tell … Continue reading

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If you fear change, give it to me!

The change is really happening! Next Thursday is my official last day of working for the City of Portland.  I’m still pleased about my decision to take some time off from working.  I’m not sure how long I’m going to … Continue reading

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