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2 My journey 8/6/10

8/2/10 A little glimmer of good news today. My blood counts are up and looking really good.  I thought that after a three day infusion that they would be much lower.  So that is good.  Also I have been feeling good and ready to get on with this process.  I go into tomorrow to have […]

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1 My Journey 7/23/10

As you can imagine the emotions that come along with sickness.  Battling Hodgkin’s has proved to me that when faced with a mountain of adversity, being persistent and the willingness to fight has been the the mental key to moving forward.    Over the last week, stress, the unknown, even a little depression has finally […]

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4 My Journey 7/8/10

   I received the results from the Mediastinoscopy on Tuesday (July 6th).  And the results that came back are conclusive!  My Hodgkin’s is reoccurring.  A definite blow!  So yesterday I had an appointment with a bone marrow and stem cell transplant specialist at Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers in Denver.  Dr. Brunvand studied in Seattle and […]

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My Journey 6/21/10

   Good news comes in small packages.  I mean that in all sincerity.  Over the last 3 weeks i have gone through a Bronchoscopy and got a needle biopsy of a lymphnode just above my lungs.  The results came back negative.  Good news to here a good result.    Unfortunately it was a little bit […]

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My Journey 6/9/10

   Yesterday was the culmination of anxiety and fear.  I went to St. Anthony’s Central for a procedure called a Bronchoscopy.  The doctor and nurse numbed my nose and sinuses and put a small tube through my nostrils, into my respiratory tract and into my lungs.  They took a biopsy of my lungs and also […]

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My Journey 6/4/10

   So it’s been a little bit over a month since I wrote and got every one caught up.  I also wanted to say thank you for everyone’s support the past 7 months.  I have been very fortunate that things have been going pretty good.  My last treatment was on April 29th and been taking it […]

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My Journey 5/3/10

Wow!  The last few days have been really monumental for me.  Not only have I gotten through twelve chemotherapy treatments, but fighting through it like I have nothing to loose.    I have seen just how hard cancer is on not just myself, but for family members too.  Im probably sounding a bit like a […]

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My Journey 4/13/10

I left the gym a little bit ago and was talking to a realtor friend about his wife who I believe was diagnosed with breast cancer.  We were walking laps and sharing our stories about my experience and his with his wife.  She goes in to have her after treatment PET scan and is incredibly […]

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2 My Journey 3/23/10

   I spent a little time in bed last night thinking about this hole cancer deal.  What I guess seems so ironic about it is the stigma the word cancer has and what it means to people.  I’m incredibly fortunate that I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.  Not Colon, Kidney or Prostate cancer or another […]

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My Journey 3/9/10

I had a treatment this past Thursday(March 4th), and I’ve done a great job staying relatively healthy during the last few months.  I did finally come down with a pretty good sinus infection that has been a bit of a bear.  Where does all the snot come from?  I feel like the Mucinex snot monster!  […]

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