Fall Fashion: Chemo/Resort style

This is what is happening in the chemo ward today. … [Read more...]

4th Quarter

I am resting in bed on day 4 of my last 3-week cycle. I had a smooth day at the chemo barn at MSK. It took a while to find a viable vein (they get hardened from the chemo) but luckily I only have one more day of the intensive 4-hour drip and then just two shots the following Mondays. I had a great … [Read more...]

Go Deep

Hey team! Just wanted to check in with the latest. I've been feeling great the last week or so and able to go for long walks and do some work around the house: getting the firewood together, clearing trails, etc. My tumor marker was down to 311 on Monday. The rate of decline slowed a bit from the … [Read more...]

Not an Open Letter to Miley Cyrus

They said the third cycle would hit harder.  They were right - the last few days I was pretty wiped out.  I may have set a personal sleep record with a good 19 hours of rack time on Sunday!  My energy level is better today and I'm looking forward to the end of this week when my immune system and … [Read more...]


Hey gang - just started cycle 3 of 4 so I am now over halfway there!  Also my tumor marker (HCG - indicator of the number of live tumor cells) is down to 864 as of yesterday!  After my last test I was a bit concerned about the pace of decline slowing down but my doc says it's common to see a slow … [Read more...]