Monthly Archives: May, 2012

Cancerversary

A couple of weeks ago, my 5 year old was perfecting his spinjitzu (a specialized Lego Ninjago™ move for those of you not in the know) after lunch at preschool when things took a turn for the worse.  Not that this is a cause for surprise since he was launching himself from a platform 2.5 feet above the …

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Herceptin #6/14

Just when routine and complacency settle in, chaos asserts itself. I visited Kaiser for my 6th Herceptin only treatment last week, expecting to zip in, stay an hour or so, and then zip back out to take care of some errands.  Alas, after having already had 12 combined Taxol-Herceptin treatments followed by 5 Herceptin appointments, …

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Double Header Saturday

Last Saturday began with an early morning 5K at the Stanford Pow Wow with my 11 year old daughter and her best friend.  We arrived just in time to register and choose our souvenir t-shirts before the kick-off time. The race was a bit late in getting started, however, so I paced briskly to stay …

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Open Water Insanity

What’s crazier — learning to open water swim in the icy cold San Francisco Bay or swimming in open water for the first time at an actual triathlon?  Figuring the former was the lesser of two evils, I convinced my accommodating triathlon buddy, Sachi, to go with me to a SwimArt open water clinic at Aquatic Park …

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