Tag Archives: Cancer

Day 161: High Hopes

High Hopes Next time you’re found With your chin on the ground There’s a lot to be learned So look around. Just what makes that little old ant Think he’ll move that rubber tree plant Anyone knows an ant, can’t … Continue reading

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Day +88: How do you feel?

How do you feel? My dad had a pat answer to that question. He would smile and say, “With my fingers.” We became so sick of the answer. We quit asking. Maybe that is what he wanted. Years later, after … Continue reading

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Day +75: One Day at a Time

More years than I want to think about, Merle Haggard wrote a song that should become the stem cell transplant patient’s theme song. The chorus goes like this: One day at a time sweet Jesus that’s all I’m asking from … Continue reading

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A New Cancerwise Post and Video

This Cancerwise vidoe was recorded about three weeks ago. The accompanying blog was written last week. It includes something I have never done before in a blog post. See what it is at www2.mdanderson.org/cancerwise/2014/09/a-stem-cell-transplant-patients-tips-for-recovery.html HINT: it sorta rhymes

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Day +10: We Have Liftoff!

I know, I haven’t written anything lately, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy. This transplant business is heavy work! (Well it is, but not like bailing hay heavy.) The truth of the matter is that I haven’t had … Continue reading

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All Systems Are Go: Let the Countdown Begin

We visited with Dr. Kadia, my leukemia doctor, earlier this month. This was the first time we had to discuss the results of the recent CT scan and bone marrow biopsy. It seems that most of my swollen nodes are … Continue reading

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I’ve read it several times in the past couple weeks. It reads in various forms, but the meaning is the same: “I don’t believe in coincidence.” “There is no such thing as coincidence.” “With God, there are no coincidences.” As … Continue reading

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