Monthly Archives: January 2011

Reality


It has been said that “Acting is the illusion of reality”. When you are concerned about cancer returning you feel as if you are an actor trying to give the illusion that you are fine. In doing this sometimes you … Continue reading

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Morale Up


I am finally feeling better after my latest cancer scare. It seems to take longer to get myself under control each time this happens. I project myself into the future and see chemo and nausea and being treated as though … Continue reading

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End of the Line


Some times you feel as though time is running out and there is something behind you that is slowly catching up with you and it isn’t good. I have days like that when I feel like giving up but something … Continue reading

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Killing the Host


In a book I was reading about Indians of the old west and they had a saying about mistletoe. It lives off a limb then the limb dies. I thought of cancer and how is like that in that it … Continue reading

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One day at a time


Of all the advice I have been given, Living one day at a time, I believe is the best. This allows you to get through a whole lot of days without too much stress. Mostly, when I think I might … Continue reading

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My Greek Doctor


I have had the same doctor for 2 of my cancers. Today I had a checkup and I know he thinks I panic too much. He said if you had 100 100 yr-old-men, they would all have some degree of … Continue reading

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Crazy Itch


After chemo for breast cancer, I had 30 Radiation treatments. This was in 1999.The burns have itched ever since. I can reach the front ones but my back is too difficult to reach also I’m not sure what product to … Continue reading

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