Time To Get Off Of The Dime

In the last few weeks, I have been a bit in the dumps. In the back of my mind has been the ‘why me’ and ‘how can this happen to me’ questions. I know that they may be normal for some one with cancer, but, I cannot afford to be going down that...

Eat To Maintain Strength

Got up this morning feeling weak and shaky. The reason is that I have not been eating right. If I do not maintain my strength, I will not be able to fight this disease. This thing would be able to kick my butt. So, I am working on establishing a routine of consuming...

Day 4 No Big Changes Yet

Woke up this morning, which is a great thing, and no major changes yet. I have taken the impression that this would be the day I could start feeling the impact of my chemo. I cannot feel any changes but do have an increased sense of taste. My wife said that it is just...

This S%#t Gets Real Tomorrow

Well, tomorrow the prep is over and the real stuff starts. They start putting chemicals in my body. I went to Costco pharmacy today and picked 3 prescriptions for nausea drugs. In the morning, I get instructions about them and the three things that they will be...

The Real Story

OK, we went to the oncologist today and got the feed back, stage IV adenocarcinoma of lung, survivable and treatable (and I am holding on to the latter two parts). The stage does not mean that it is a death sentence or the severity. What I have found is that this...