Category Archives: Cancer

Cookie was diagnosed with advanced ovarian/endometrial cancer in July, 2010.

Driviel Drone, Friday, Oct. 7th, 2011

What’s up today –  Friday? Chemo appointment: Woke up early, stayed up, managed meds and meals generally on time and without issues. Good thing, cause when Dave called the oncologist at 8:55 a.m., he found out the appointment was at … Continue reading

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Driviel Drone, Oct. 6, 2011

Gettin’ Go’in the mornin’: Got up relatively on-time today. Got through the meds and meals without any troubles. Am up, dressed and alert at the table, with my computer and everybody else on theirs. Twitches are definitely getting stronger and … Continue reading

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Driviel Drone, Wed., Oct. 5th, 2011

Getting up and going: Didn’t start out the day too  well, Woke up a bit naseous as well, took an ondansatron to stop it- which it did. When I wake up late, I have to juggle “eating”  and taking pills … Continue reading

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Driviel Drone, Tues. Oct. 4 th, 2011:

Tumor news: My tumor is NOT HER2 receptive, it was only a 1+ on s scale of zero to 3+ so I will NOT be doing the clinical trial. I will be starting weekly Taxotere on Friday at my regular … Continue reading

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Drivial Drone, Monday, Oct., 3rd, 2011:

Today’s Drivel: Hymn sing last night at First Mennonite Church was WONDERFUL! I like river images, so sang these favorites: Like a River Glorious As the Deer For Water Longs In the Rifted Rock I’m Resting My Life Flows On … Continue reading

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Driviel Drone Sat, Oct. 1, 2011

Today’s Drivel: I’ve gone two months without any treatment, I did not expect to live this long without any treatment.  I expected to be dead or more explicitly dying by now. Instead, I’ve had another good day!!! It’s amazing, so … Continue reading

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Drivial Drone, Friday, Sept 30, 2011

Today’s highlights (and low lights, I guess…) Slept in a very long time – went back to sleep after  7 a.m. meds and drinking an Ensure. Still bloated but felt better. Took a shower. Felt felt so good went out … Continue reading

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How can I be so (un) lucky?

Remember when I used to go around saying, “We are so lucky… over and over? Well, I don’t say that anymore! Now, I wonder, how we can be so UNLUCKY? A year ago, walking the rail on the 10th street … Continue reading

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Drivial Drone, Thurs., Sept. 29th.

Today’s Drivel: I overslept this morning by an hour and a half and woke up feeling a little queasy. I took a nausea pill, drank an Ensure and then took my pills. I quickly recovered from the nausea and have … Continue reading

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Driviel Drone,Tues. & Weds.

Tuesday’s Drivel: To do today: finish post – done, finish choosing Sand Creek Photos – working on it, Chaplain visit today (He’s going to bring a joke, I know it…possibly a fishing joke)  – brought a story apropo to the … Continue reading

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