Tag Archives: OHSU

I got the Waiting Room Blues

Wow.  Is this really happening? What time are my scans scheduled again?  

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Stabbed in the Back

Last week I went to my Thursday set of OHSU appointments wearing my Bite Me t-shirt (tourist T from my last Hawaii trip).  I thought it fitting considering I was checking in for a long day at 8:15 am and … Continue reading

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…And Another One Gone…

My recently appointed medical oncologist announced he will be moving out of Oregon. I’m sure Dr L-C will be happier living in a less wet and grey part of the world.  But…what about me?  This will be my 4th medical … Continue reading

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Ahhh…Much better

Thank you Last Week for finally coming to an end! The final day did end on an upward note. My difficulties with OHSU and my written testimony got completely straightened out. Apparently it was a big-fat-misunderstanding a new employee had … Continue reading

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Irkiness-er

A handful of days ago I was asked by OHSU to testify at the Oregon State Legislature.  Well, that request morphed into something very different.  I still said I would help them by providing written testimony in favor of a … Continue reading

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The Next 7 Days

One of my smarty pants girlfriends, Molly, said to me years ago, “I can’t complain when I’m worn out because I over-commit myself.”  Yes, that statement made all kinds of sense to me.  But, was I ready to stop complaining … Continue reading

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What’s in your wallet?

All the traveling has put me a tad behind in current event reading.  Fine…force it out of me!  That’s not true.  I’m always behind in current event reading.  SW tries his hardest to keep me up to speed. I recently … Continue reading

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Talking with Jillian

Days ago I met with reporter Jillian Daley. She was working on an OHSU Knight Cancer Institute article.  The article would be included in all Pamplin Media Group owned papers which covers a pretty big swath of Oregon. Today, the article … 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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One Day

I worked on a little project for the organization Caring Ambassadors.  I was asked to write about daily life with lung cancer.  This is what I came up with: Living with Lung Cancer is no easy task. It is difficult … Continue reading

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