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How to be a better man through blogging (your results may vary)

The Random Facts of Life Blog still lives. How blogging about cancer gave me hope for the future.

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I Just Want to Celebrate

Shannon and I just got the best news in the history of good news. We won the lottery. Well, her most recent PET scan came back 100% clean, so it’s like winning the lottery, but so much better.

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Ball of confusion

Nine years ago today I almost died. Dedicated to the memory of Robert Stevens, Thomas Morris, Jr., Joseph Curseen, Jr., Kathy Nguyen, and Ottilie Lundgren. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

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Celebrate! Happy Days Are Here Again!

It’s 5 o’clock on Saturday, and we just got the best news in the entire universe. There. Is. No. Metastasis. All of Shannon’s scans are clear. Just one tiny spot on her right pelvis, but in the immortal words of

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The waiting is the hardest part

Quick update on Shannon’s PET Scan. They just took her back to nuclear imaging to start the process. Need to inject her with some dye for the scan to read. Could be an hour and a half before they are

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Here we go…

This blog is supposed to serve as an outlet for me as my wife goes through treatment for breast cancer. I don’t plan on only blogging about cancer or treatments, so this isn’t just another “one of those” blogs. There will be some detours.

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