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Cookie’s cancer blog posts are only included here after July 19th, 2010; for earlier posts, look in the Cancer archives.

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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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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The Not-so-Driviel-Drone for Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011:

Travel: Did okay driving up, made it up just under with half an hour to spare. Procedure: Got an IV injection  of Technesium 99, which takes now three hours to spread to the bones. Three hours in which I can … Continue reading

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Drivial Drone, Sunday/Monday Sept.18 -19, 2011:

The Good News: I now take Gabapentin on a 100 MG 3x day dosing schedule. Much less pain. Have upped the opiates as well. I had another BM Sunday  without using a laxative. I actually walked a mile Sunday with … Continue reading

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Drivial Drone Sept. 17, 2011:

Today’s Good News: I have been drinking Ensure, the scale at the Center in OK showed I had even gained a couple of pounds. I haven’t thrown up, though I’ve had the heaves a couple of times. I had a … Continue reading

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Drivial Drone: Sept, 16, 2011

Here is Oklahoma City: I woke up to incredible back pain. Lay in bed until about noon waiting to hear if I’ll have a CT scan today. Other than meds, nothing by mouth until we hear… If I don’t today, … Continue reading

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The Tipping Point

 The Tipping Point, a popular book by Malcolm Gladwell, explores the concept of an idea “tipping” in much the same way an epidemic does, gathering momentum until it has reached a point where it is unstoppable on it’s own. Gladwell … Continue reading

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Drivial Drone Tues, Sept., 13, 2011

The Latest Drivel: Felt better On Monday, I ate flan (no fiber) at Acupulco for lunch while others ate buffet. Walked two miles with Dave and his sister Miriam (from Canada). Hospice nurse and social worker here Monday, discussed the … Continue reading

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The Drivial Drone, Sept. 6, 2011

Welcome to “The Drivial Drone“. So, what’s new? Here it is, the latest Drivel: I am having a blood transfusion tomorrow, Sept 10, at Newton Medial Center, 8 am -10 pm., approximately. It is thundering  and may actually rain! I … Continue reading

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When “Hope” Becomes a Dirty Word:Part Two

Well, the surgery is now officially cancelled. We came home from a good walk just as this very nice Fed Ex young man drove up to deliver the tumor harvesting kit.       Minutes later, we listened to a … Continue reading

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