Monthly Archives: June 2014

Ralphie wants to know

Ralphie wants to know why I am no longer a frenzy of activity. Why am I acting like a dog, lying around all the time? He thinks it obvious that the loveseat isn’t big enough for both of us. Yes … Continue reading

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A blast from the past arrived by mail last week.

A blast from the past arrived by mail last week. My old friend Jules Spills sent a get-well card, along with a gigantic, squashed Tootsie Roll.   It’s probably been close to 15 years since I’ve seen Jules. Years ago … Continue reading

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I swam 11 steroid-fueled laps today

I swam 11 steroid-fueled laps today, a much more enjoyable way to increase my range of motion than physical therapy. (I won’t say how long it took me.) Then I cleaned the bedroom, including Sweetie’s vomitorium under the bed. Ah, … Continue reading

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Nobody knows the Taxol troubles I’ve seen.

Nobody knows the Taxol troubles I’ve seen. My dose-dense chemo regime consists of 4 infusions of a combination of doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide (known as AC) followed by 4 infusions of paclitaxel* (known as T, or Taxol), over 16 weeks. I … Continue reading

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How does a bald woman get shampoo in her eyes?

  How does a bald woman get shampoo in her eyes? I admit that it is unlikely that a bald woman would have a need to use shampoo. But if she did, she may be caught unawares as to the … Continue reading

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