Monthly Archives: April 2012

Anticipation

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 […]

Posted in Thoughts | Tagged , | 2 Responses

Post Cancer Purge

pills

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 […]

Posted in Cancer | Tagged , , , , | 2 Responses

Positron Emission Tomography Scan

ECAT-Exact-HR--PET-Scanner

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 […]

Posted in Cancer | Tagged , , | 1 Response

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 […]

Posted in Cancer | Tagged , , | Leave a comment