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Surviving Cancer,The Loony Bin

June 11, 2010

So I’m 40…

40 is the new 30, right?  No really.  I’m 40.  As in Four Zero.  I can’t believe it.  I certainly don’t feel that old … My birthday itself (June 4th) was pretty low key.  I picked up my mom at the airport on the third and we had a pretty quiet day on my birthday […]

Surviving Cancer,The Loony Bin

June 2, 2010


My new  doctor’s nurse called today. “Your CT is abnormal.  Dr. L has discussed it with Dr. Asshole (pulmonologist who treated me so badly 2 years ago), and he wants to see you.  Pulmonology will be calling you.” “Uh.  OK.” Pulmonology called later in the day. “This is the nurse for Dr. Asshole.  He would […]

Surviving Cancer,The Loony Bin

May 29, 2010

Sliding into home…

It was 95F this week. My grape plants are showing early signs of a Fall harvest. I added a new part to my vineyard (and nearly lost my thumb yesterday hammering in the stakes with my 5 pound hammer!) The tomatoes, onions, peppers and brussel sprouts are in. I have spent countless hours outside laying […]

Surviving Cancer,The Loony Bin

April 16, 2010

Lead up to the Birthday…

Zoe turns 4 tomorrow. Since her birthday falls on a Saturday, we made our annual rounds today. Our first stop was the doctor who delivered her. After that, we visited … the nolongerdoctorfriend. Viva la Xanax and pass the rum! After waiting for about 15 minutes in the waiting room, we were ushered back by […]

Surviving Cancer,The Loony Bin

April 10, 2010

When you come to the end of your rope…

tie a knot and hang on! ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt So I got an 82 on the Physics test. After 2 days of obsessively checking the gradebook online, a lecture by the professor who warned us that the next semester would be even worse and that we were all basically good for very little … […]