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Day +3717: Let the storm rage on…

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021

”The cold never bothered me anyway It’s funny how some distance Makes everything seem small And the fears that once controlled me Can’t get to me at all…” 2/1/2021: Let it snow! How many times have I uttered that controversial phrase? I love snow. We don’t get a bunch in Maryland, some years only a […]

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Day +3696: When the world is making promises that it can’t keep…

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

“…Breathe out, breathe in, breathe out again When the road you’re on is longer than you ever thought you’d go. You’re always on the mend. Breathe out, breathe in, breathe out again. “That weight on your shoulder is worse when you’re older The lines that you’ve drawn will wear thin When all that’s inside you […]

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Day +3666: And I been waitin’ for some good news, good news…

Monday, December 14th, 2020

” I’m just tryna get my footloose, footloose And we been dealin’ with the wrong things so long The smallest things can make it right, that’s why we hold on For some good news…” 12/14/2020: It’s Vidaza week again already, cycle 3 (or 24), day 1 of 5. A quick update – my blood counts […]

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Day +3649: Give me light, Give me life…

Friday, November 27th, 2020

”Give me love Give me love Give me peace on earth Give me light Give me life Keep me free from birth Give me hope Help me cope, with this heavy load…” 11/27/2020: My lab results are encouraging today, metabolics great as always and CBC values trending much as they did nearly 11 years ago […]

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Day +3641: It comes and goes in waves…

Thursday, November 19th, 2020

“It always does, always does We watch as our young hearts fade Into the flood, into the flood… 11/29/2020: Vidaza cycle 2 (or 23), day 4 of 5. This treatment week has been difficult, nothing specific or dramatic but a general feeling of fatigue and physical unwellness. This, in turn, has affected my mood. However, […]

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