Tag: treatment

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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Doctor, doctor

Shannon finished her radiation treatment more than two months ago, and we’ve headed into the next phase of recovery and monitoring. But it wasn’t until just last week that we hit what may be the biggest milestone yet. I was

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This too shall pass

We’re still working on getting Shannon’s nausea under control, and her doctors have a plan. Step 1 is to observe her overnight to better figure out what works and what doesn’t. Hopefully, she’ll get to come home tomorrow. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I need to go pack her some jammies.

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You’re So Vein

Shannon’s getting her IV port installed today. Just a short surgery.

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I love my calendar girl

Scheduling all of the hospital visits and tests you need to do before starting chemotherapy is like hearing cats sometimes.

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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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