Monthly Archives: June 2011

Surgery Done!

A quick post from hospital. The surgery was a success, it looks like no lymph nodes were involved, and other than a very sore throat from the breathing tube, things are pretty much what I expected. Also got the chemo … Continue reading

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An Amazing Gift

My dear friend in Ohio has been a rock throughout this.  She texts me, and sends me links to cheesy videos on youtube to make me laugh, and today, she sent me a pre-surgery gift box along with the following … Continue reading

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Tomorrow! Tomorrow!

Finally, after all this waiting, it’s the day before my surgery. I go in at 6 am tomorrow morning, with a 9:30 surgery start time.  I have to go in so early as there is a pre-surgery appointment to inject … Continue reading

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More Preparation

Several years ago, I was given a CD by Belleruth Naparstek (you can listen to it online  here) that was designed to prepare you for surgery and to help heal afterwards.  I found it very relaxing, and indeed, the healing … Continue reading

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Waiting and Getting Ready

I’ve spent the past few days pretty quietly.  I am just waiting and hoping for a surgery date next week.  I’ve been able to spend some time with my dad. There are a few things that I’ve done to get … Continue reading

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Bad Timing

This week, I saw a job online that looked like a really good match for me at a great company.  At the urging of my family, I sent my resume to the recruiter.  I didn’t really expect to hear back … Continue reading

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Sharing the News

I have been busy sharing my news, and have gotten through the hardest discussions, which were with my mother and then my three sons. Although it was difficult for her to hear, I feel like my mum took it very … Continue reading

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