Tag: Memorial Sloan Kettering

Fifty Years of Gratitude

Fifty Years of Gratitude

Today I am grateful. I'm grateful every day, really, but today I am especially thankful. The people responsible for my gratitude should be acknowledged and adequately thanked, so I dedicate this blog to all of them. The Early Years I am grateful for my parents and that romantic night they had (I'm taking some creative … Continue reading Fifty Years of Gratitude

It’s 2020 and the Whole World is on House Arrest

It’s 2020 and the Whole World is on House Arrest

Like so many, I had high hopes for 2020. Super high hopes actually and not just because of the obvious this upcoming November. Hubs and I have birthday's six months apart with mine being the first. A fact he is quite happy to remind me of every . chance . he . gets. There were … Continue reading It’s 2020 and the Whole World is on House Arrest

The Couch That Love Built

The Couch That Love Built

If you're a regular reader here, you know I've talked about The Cancer Couch, and it's founder, Rebecca Timlin-Scalara. In case a refresher is needed, Rebecca started a nonprofit as she was recovering from treatments she was receiving for breast cancer. The irony in her choosing the name of her foundation comes from the fact … Continue reading The Couch That Love Built

The Good News and Everything Else

The Good News and Everything Else

The last few months have been busy. Lots of traveling in-between medical appointments and tests. All the gallbladder testing and imaging did not turn out as expected, which in this case, is good news. There are no plans to remove it. It appears to be working just fine. Unfortunately, not much else has changed, so … Continue reading The Good News and Everything Else

I Did A Little Math – The Eve Of My 12th PET Scan

I Did A Little Math – The Eve Of My 12th PET Scan

Tomorrow morning I head to Memorial Sloan Kettering for my 12th PET/CT Scan. Twelve. That number seems low to me. I actually went thru my online charts and counted all my scans since I was diagnosed. I'll be having my 12th PET/CT in 4 yrs. While it didn't actually work out like this over the … Continue reading I Did A Little Math – The Eve Of My 12th PET Scan

The Numbers Game

The Numbers Game

This past Valentine's Day I spent the entire day at Memorial Sloan Kettering in NYC (my home away from home) and had a battery of tests, scans and doctor appointments. It was my 6 month cancerversary and it was time to see if the hormone therapy I was on was working. My Doctor was pretty … Continue reading The Numbers Game

Recuperating Sucks

Recuperating Sucks

Friday my husband and I flew to NYC for my monthly Oncologist appointment at Sloan-Kettering and for a planned surgery on Saturday (yesterday) to have my ovaries and tubes removed.  Since my cancer is ER/PR+ having my ovaries out was a no brainer. Until I was ready for surgery I was receiving monthly injections of … Continue reading Recuperating Sucks