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Of Failures, Successes, Love and Thanksgiving

Everyone who knows me knows that fishing is part of my DNA, and owning a boat runs a close second. Boat ownership is something of a family legacy for me, with generations before me having either bought or built many … Continue reading

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Cancer, Chemotherapy & Irrelevance

I’M BACK I haven’t blogged in quite some time, not even since I had my first treatment, which was Aug. 28. I don’t know why. Having no experience with chemotherapy, I didn’t know what to think or expect. With four treatments … Continue reading

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Port in the Storm

It’s a pretty almost-Fall Saturday morning, the day after out-patient surgery to implant a medi-port into my chest through which chemo will be administered. I didn’t want the port; I wanted no more surgery, no more wear and tear on … Continue reading

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Better Living Through Chemistry

Yesterday, Aug. 14, I drove to San Antonio to see Dr. Vijay Gunuganti at Cancer Care Centers of South Texas, to discuss my treatment. I arrived there on schedule, and as I approached the front door of the building, I … Continue reading

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Cancer Takes a Holiday

I’ve been on vacation from cancer. Except for a couple of days seeing the good doctors at MD Anderson, over the past few weeks I’ve wiped cancer out of my mind and put it on the back burner. Hopefully, it’s … Continue reading

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Deer – God

DEER I realized yesterday, for those of you hanging on the edge of your seats regarding my Hibiscus plants, that I have failed to provide an update. As you may recall, deer had discovered my big, beautiful plants and had … Continue reading

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Explorations and Discoveries

“C” HUNT Yesterday I traveled to San Antonio for a visit with my gynecologic oncologist for a follow-up to my hysterectomy that occurred July 1. The original intent of that surgery was to remove my “lady parts”, including a problematic … Continue reading

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2013: The Year of the Scalpel

I SHOULD’VE EATEN THE BLACK-EYED PEAS   I have a feeling that this New Year’s Eve, I’ll look back on 2013 in a way I’ve never seen any other year. The year 2013 kicked off with me being a resident … Continue reading

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