I haven’t written in a little while, but I wanted to write about my experience in the Cancer to 5k program today. The Cancer to 5k program is put on by the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults (see their … Read the rest “Cancer to 5k”
I got another 3-day round of Vidaza this week. The last time I got this stuff about 2 months ago, it made me really sick. I was throwing up and feeling really nauseous for the better part of the day. … Read the rest “Leukemia Treatment Update”
I had a doctor’s appointment on Thursday last week. The objective was to get another blood test and to get another MRI of my head to see if I was ready to get some low dose follow-up chemo. I got … Read the rest “Cancer Update, Doctor’s Visit 4 Feb, 2010”
6 January 2010 got me going on the indoor trainer for the first time of the year. I’m not in very good shape for outdoor riding yet, and besides, it’s even chilly down here in Texas. I’d be relegated to … Read the rest “First Trainer Ride of 2010”
During my appointment with my oncologist on Thursday, he told me that I could get my central line removed. That thing has been my constant companion since March. I have to say, I was really happy to be getting it … Read the rest “Goodbye Central Line!”
On Sunday, I took my first hike since recovering from AML. It couldn’t be a big hike, since I’m pretty out-of-shape, but I did as much as I could. My wife and I opted to hunt for a few geocaches … Read the rest “First Hike”
I found out at my appointment with my oncologist last week that I don’t need anymore chemo! I got a greatly reduced dose (2 days’ worth) for round #7, and that was it. No round #8 for me. I did … Read the rest “Can it get better?”
Sorry it’s been so long since I’ve posted anything, but I have a good reason for that. Really, I do.
You see, I got cancer. Yup. Acute myelogenous leukemia. Man, that hit me hard and fast, too.
Here’s how it … Read the rest “Wow, what a year!”