Monthly Archives: April, 2012

Must Keep Moving

After all of those Cold Caps, popsicles, and ice cubes during chemo, the last thing I wanted to do over Spring Break was to head to Lake Tahoe for our annual ritual of snow fun.  Instead, Earl and I packed the kids and our tent and other camping gear into the minivan and drove the …

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February Race Redux

My friend Sachi and I teamed up again to do a triathlon three weeks ago at the College of San Mateo.  It was an identical repeat of February’s competition, with the exception of storm clouds rolling in to threaten the festivities.  The race would have proceeded regardless of the weather because a little rain certainly …

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Catch Up

As the end of my first year fighting cancer rapidly approaches, I should probably report on some notable details from the past few weeks. 1)  Herceptin ReCap #4/14:  Weight is holding steady and there are no digestive or neurological issues to report.  I can tell I’m regrowing lost head hair because I’ve been noticing shortish strands …

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A Visit with Dr. Bitar

What better way could there be to celebrate my cancerversary week than to have a check-up with my breast surgeon? I haven’t seen Dr. Bitar for close to seven months.  Back then, I was sporting a puffy blue hat and being prepped for my second surgery in just three months. Oh, and I only had …

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