March 2009


**Health Update: last week’s MRI results came back, and I am pleased to report that I am “stable.” (well, at least my brain cells are) That basically means that, although the doctor’s can’t really see what’s going on in the scar tissue surrounding my tumor site, they don’t see anything growing in there, and that’s good news in tumor terms.  I’ll take it.  Then we’ll go through this whole mess again in about three months…

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Let’s see, what’s in the news this week?  Basketball?  Yup.  Evil corporate shenanigans?  You know it.  Politicians saying stupid things?  Hmmm…

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Well, that’s what I’d like to know, too!  I’m awaiting the results of my latest brain MRI, checking to see if the infamous brain tumor has reared its ugly head again.  I was all set to get the results yesterday; however, I was given the wrong appointment day, so now we wait until Monday.  That’s OK; more time to prepare for the worst, and hope/pray for the best…

Speaking of preparing, people ask me what I’m doing with this constant knowledge that these tumors generally try to reoccur, and do so with a vengeance.  I tell them the following:

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