Month: April 2012


It’s 11:45pm, Monday night.  I have an appointment with my oncologist tomorrow at 3pm.  I had my PET scan last Tuesday and I’ll get the results tomorrow.  This week has been an exercise in anxiety.  My day at work ended today with a headache.  Things started out okay, but a couple of issues at the end of

Post Cancer Purge

The time has finally come.  Remnants and reminders of my battle with cancer are all over the house.  The time has come to purge these items from the house.  There is so much stuff laying around!  Pills, syringes, creams, wipes, plumbing.  The list goes on and on.  Some of the stuff hasn’t been used for

Positron Emission Tomography Scan

The PET scan.  My least favorite of the scans I’ve had to undergo.  I have one scheduled this month.  It is to make sure the cancer has not come back and metastasized elsewhere.  As you can imagine, the moment I got the call to schedule it my mind has become anxious.  With a PET scan you are

On Feeling Ill

I feel sick today.  It’s really the first time since my chemo ended that I’ve felt this way.  It is certainly not a feeling I miss.  It started with a slight feeling of things not being right in my stomach.  And gradually got worse and worse. It started last night for me as I was