Tag Archives: Radiation

Too Many Tomatoes

I’m not a huge gardener.  In fact, I’m better described as a tiny gardener.  I most often pick the brain of my friend, Julie, and do what she says.  For the most part it all turns out pretty A-OK! I’m … Continue reading

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Honesty, Orange, Baseball

My radiation oncologist gave me three words to remember at our first appointment.  It’s a silly game to see if I’m suffering from any memory loss. He switched up the words at the last appointment. I wonder if he will … 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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Grapefruit Anyone?

As I suspected the last handful of days have been crazy. The birthday.  That was great considering I had a dentist appointment that day.  I really dislike the dentist.  Somehow, I managed to be showered with birthday gifts from my … Continue reading

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Blueberries!

Over the past year eating food has been a bit of a challenge. Last June and July I was in chemo & radiation (yes, at the same time).  With radiation treatment I had to stay away from certain foods, like … Continue reading

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From the Man who has Searched the Internet

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A very significant POSITIVE moment just occurred!!! I drank approximately 4 ounces of water pain free! I was not chugging but small controlled continuous sips did NOT hurt. Wow! I’m leery about trying it again. I want to be happy … Continue reading

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Meals

I’ve been asked by a few people now about adding more meal delivery postings for August. Truth is, I can’t eat much right now. That’s not exactly true. I can eat 3 things right now: eggs*, bread, and fried rice*. … Continue reading

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Done with Week 7

Yes….I made it though another week. It was looking a little iffy on Wednesday but I made it. I attribute my success to my pain pills. They are fantastic! Things I learned this week Good pain pills relive all the … Continue reading

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Week 8 Schedule

Monday (July 25th) 9:00 Radiation 9:30 Blood Work Tuesday (July 26th) 9:00 Radiation 10:30-12:00 Cancer Group Meeting 12:30-1:30 Acupuncture Wednesday (July 27th) 9:00 Radiation & meet with Dr. W (LAST RADIATION TREATMENT!) Thursday (July 28th) 1:00-1:30 Shiatsu Massage 1:30-2:30 Acupuncture … Continue reading

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