Monthly Archives: April 2008

tamoxifen and I are NOT the best of friends

Okay, minor suckage for the day – tamoxifen and I are just NOT the best of friends. I’ve bailed on it again, and now, 5 days later, I’m beginning to feel SOOO much better! Continue reading

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Benign is a marvelous word

It really really is.  Feel like I got my life handed back to me.  Love that.

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Chocolate helps

…but waiting for test results is just no fun. Continue reading

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update

Looks like I have to go for a liver biopsy. Ouch.

On the upside, after being on the waitlist for 2.5 years, I finally got a community garden plot! Continue reading

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A teensy bit scared

There’s this wonderful thread on breastcancer.org where you can do a “cancer sucks in this specific way” sort of post. A place to vent and rant. And rant people do, and you know what happens with rants after you really get into them? Funny, funny stories. Nothing like some dark humor to lighten one’s day.

Here is my “this sucks” post from yesterday (note not a hilarious rant, sorry):

Think I need to file today under “it could be worse.” Right?! Small cyst showed up on my liver u/s, of course they have to c/t it. Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Blog!

I almost missed it, April 3rd a year ago this blog was born.

Three tidbits of news:

Remember that retreat in the Caribbean that I applied for? Looks like it might be a go, Continue reading

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The Craig’s List Cancer Rant

She’s got it down to the t – what to say, what not to say: http://www.craigslist.org/about/best/pdx/465030621.html

Of course, she would be from Portland. 🙂

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