Posted in June 2009

My Wellness Fairie

My Wellness Fairie

I’ve been looking back through earlier postings and it appears that I never wrote about my Wellness Fairie. It was a wonderful experience. Sort of like having a secret pal. Shortly after my diagnosis, I received a letter with a small gift. The letter made clear references to recent events in my medical journey and … Continue reading

A third of the way

Just finished my 11th treatment and all is going as expected. There is no visible change yet, but the skin seems a little more sensitive and I’m starting to sense some new tightness in the tissue. Or I was expecting it so am imagining it! I am still doing my physical therapy twice a week … Continue reading

Two down and 32 to go

My radiation therapy has commenced. The real thing is just like the trial run and after two treatments, I think I have the drill down. The treatment team has it down to a science and if I keep my end up, 15 minutes is ample for my treatment. I report to Radiation Therapy, change into … Continue reading

Treatment resumes

Treatment resumes

Well, my treatment vacation is coming to an end. We did the LSU Alumni Association Crawfish Boil. Visited Rosecrans National Cemetary on Memorial Day. Played a few more rounds of golf. Saw a few movies. I had my radiation simulation as scheduled on the 28th of May. I “assumed the position” on my back on … Continue reading