Tag Archives: Stem Cell

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 +94: Observations

At six days until our homecoming, it is time to make some observations about what we have seen and done. Observation 1: As a recent Cancerwise poster mentioned a few days ago, we can come here expecting to see people … Continue reading

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Day +47: Wow! What a Ride.

“Wow! What a ride.” That’s what I expected to say about now. I wasn’t thinking the trip would be like a giant roller coaster. That would have been too much. Instead, I thought it might be like riding a ski … Continue reading

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Day-9: Hurry up and Wait

All the travel is done. All the tests are complete. The first round of chemotherapy has been infused. That was the “hurry up.” Now comes the wait. At least it gives me time to think. That’s a good thing … … Continue reading

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Leaving a Legacy

It all started when I read a post on Beating Blood Cancer. In this post, Vicky Forster a cancer research scientist writes about work she does under the title “How Do Scientist Use Leukemia Cells in Research?” The post describes … Continue reading

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T-47

I woke up at 1:30 AM this morning, thinking, and couldn’t go back to sleep. Like most sleepless thoughts, these weren’t terribly productive. I was thinking about this T- count thing I have going on. Yup. Not terribly productive. You … Continue reading

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T-49

While my grandsons picked up clippings from our long overdue fence line clean-up, I began to think back to my early teen years. I told them this story.  When I was about your age, maybe a bit younger, I worked … Continue reading

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