Category Archives: Life

First Line Chemo Treatment: A Retrospective

Although I haven’t written here about my chemo treatment, I kept a journal throughout the process and now that I am moving to yet another line of treatment, I thought I’d transfer what I’d written here in case it might … Continue reading

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A New Twist in My Life with Cancer

As many of you know, just a few weeks ago–June 19, 2018 to be exact–I was reveling in having wrapped up my last chemo treatment. Six cycles of¬†atezolizumab¬†+ paclitaxel + carboplatin + bevacizumab or a placebo + paclitaxel + carboplatin … Continue reading

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Four Life Altering Words

I’ve been sitting on some not great news for over a month now and not knowing what to do with it. I’ve told family and close friends, but I wasn’t sure whether I wanted or even how to tell my … Continue reading

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Pete’s New Life

As I noted in my previous post, we adopted a 7 yr old male gray tabby to help with overcrowding at the Maricopa Country Animal Care and Control. His previous owners had named him Peanut, but we’re calling him Pete; … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Earth

Everyday I read about the increasing effects of global warming; now these readings are followed by news of SCROTUS’s decision to roll back yet another important measure enacted to address the causes of climate change, and I am at a … Continue reading

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Bracelets

While I was restoring my home office after the washing machine flood of 2016, I found a stash of beads and spacers I’d forgotten I had. I think I got into making bracelets and a few necklaces while I was … Continue reading

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No Time to Blog

Too much work and too little play has made me a dull blogger. So, here are a few of my favorite Scott Metzger cartoons  

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