I had been lulled into complacency. I am halfway done; my fingernails and toenails are toast. I am accustomed to the neuropathy and learned to work around it.
OK, I have to look forward…Blog Oh...so THIS is Chemo... 3 Likes Pay Attention, Dammit.
My last cancer-related post focused on my perception of myself measured against my perception of…Blog Pay Attention, Dammit. 5 Likes
There is a charity in Boston that helps the homeless by publishing a newspaper to which they contribute articles and poems. The thinking is that if a panhandler has a newspaper to sell, as…
Hanging the Peace Flag…: Despite my focus on the Odyssey by Labor Day of 1969 the world had turned:…Blog 1969 – Hanging the Peace Flag, Roach Pipes, B 10 Likes
Judy the Brit…: It was through Judy the Brit that I became associated with…Blog 1969 – Judy the Brit, Jill Baskin, Sam, Produ 11 Likes the Good News is that I was Over-reacting. Saw my oncologist yesterday to confirm the details of the measures I need to take this summer to keep myself sane. All conserns I detailed in my previous post.
There are too many layers at this point. Stuff I haven’t written down but I think should be written down. Trying to parse through them all, though, quickly devolves into chaos.
I know I…Blog There Be Side Effects Besides Effects and Fai 6 Likes 1969 – The Odyssey, Losing My Job, Sign Paint
The Odyssey…: I took Richard’s advice about becoming an actor an…Blog 1969 – The Odyssey, Losing My Job, Sign Paint 7 Likes I had no words. And then I found them.
I remained quiet and avoided the news. Then prompted by a post on The Company's safety blog, I was inclined to comment. Of course I…Blog I had no words. And then I found them. 2 Likes Took the plunge.
Taking the heavy shedding last week as a sign of what I would experience after Chemo dose#4 yesterday, I went home to spend the evening working with scissors and razors to take it all…Blog Took the plunge. 11 Likes Metamorphosis
This Thursday was my third weekly chemo treatment. Typical chemotherapies seem to be dosed in 3 week cycles, since I’m getting this one –Taxol—weekly, my dosage is roughly one-third what some…Blog Metamorphosis 7 Likes
There are a few things in life we say are certain; death and taxes are primary on that list.
I was uncertain the mass on my chest was cancer. I couldn’t bring myself to hope that it was…Blog The Uncertain Certainties 2 Likes
My alarm went off at 415 Wednesday morning, but I laid there until I heard my aunt’s alarm go off at 430. I grabbed my zip-up hoodie and some exercise pants that are too big now to run in but easy…Blog I don’t remember closing my eyes. 5 Likes
At the stroke of midnight, if it was unsold at the fireworks warehouse, it went into the sky. This warehouse was three…Blog 2013: Watch the party come to a screeching ha 2 Likes Renting a Room in My House to a Man
Is anyone interested in the saga of renting out my back room to a fellow I met on the internet from up north? He arrived in San Diego and it has all worked out very…Blog Renting a Room in My House to a Man 6 Likes
Can you find it at the Mall?
That special zen moment.…
Imagine if President Obama were to deliver these words during his Second Inaugural Address: …
Deer Park: According…Blog 1967 –Deer Park, Casual Sex or (FWB), Apologi 2 Likes 3D Printer Magic
A friend of mine in Tennessee is excited about using his 3D printer. It has been interesting to see all the things he can produce. He is a computer whiz and an artist…Blog 3D Printer Magic 4 Likes Pretty Salads
Yesterday, the reality that I am the subject of men’s gossip (what's the term?) had become readily apparent. As I passed a gentleman of a solid professional demeanor with a moderately roughneck…Blog Pretty Salads 3 Likes