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Day +3754: And a woman needs a man…

Thursday, March 11th, 2021

“… Like a fish needs a bicycle When you’re tryin’ to throw your arms around the world…” This is an R&R post; in this world, R&R is Relapse & Remission. Karen is one day away from completing chemo cycle six or in the aggregate cycle 27. Her yesterday just sucked, a general malaise permeated her […]

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Day +3684: I hear babies cry…

Friday, January 1st, 2021

“…I watch them grow They’ll learn much more Than I’ll never know And I think to myself What a wonderful world…” Happy New Year! Welcome 2021. Yes, it is a wonderful world; 2020 was a challenge, true – personally and globally… Karen’s relapse. Covid. RBG. Vidaza. Politics. TP. Shooting. Looting. THC, Birdseed and Raccoon food […]

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Year +10: Hello good morning happy day…

Monday, November 30th, 2020

“The sun is creeping around my window Hello good morning happy day I got to get my head up off my pillow…” We should be celebrating 10 years cancer free and a magical 10th rebirthday, We should be celebrating Mary Lou for her gift of life! We should be on the West Coast eating fresh […]

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Day +3615: It’s astounding, time is fleeting…

Saturday, October 24th, 2020

“… Madness takes its toll But listen closely, not for very much longer I’ve got to keep control …” Chemo Cycle One completed – well, the doses of tactical poison have been injected into Karen’s stomach region. She calls it bee stings; well, maybe bloody Yellow Jackets – certainly ain’t no honey there. I simply […]

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Day +3592: Gloom, despair, and agony on me…

Thursday, October 1st, 2020

“…Deep, dark depression, excessive misery If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all Gloom, despair, and agony on me…” 10/1/2020: Greetings from the continuing world of slightly wacky blood counts. Karen is ok; and will fill you all in on the continuing saga of the monthly monitoring adventure shortly. So, today’s […]

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