Monthly Archives: April 2008

No update today

I had to cancel my appointment with my ENT today. Woke up with an absolute skull splitting headache. MOF, after I take a shower, I’m heading back to bed. Revelation: I think my benedryl are causing my cough. They’re drying … Continue reading

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Something else to put in my mouth..

OK. Get your mind out of the gutter. Actually, I’ve been having horrible coughing fits over the last two or three weeks. I’d originally put them down to allergies, but I don’t think that’s what’s going on. And, of course, … Continue reading

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Discovery…

The Walmart brand of Ensure is much tastier than the brand name Ensure. Seriously. Walmart’s Vanilla Shake is drinkable without much effort. Ensure’s brand of vanilla drink is just about impossible to get down.

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Quick Update

Just a quick update here since there’s not much going on. I’ve gotten the worst of the itching under control. Aloe vera cream is the way to go for me, so I’m slathering it on three or four times a … Continue reading

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Down….Over…Up…Down…OH right there!!

Whhhhhhhheeeeeeeeeeeeeeee…..new side effect. ITCHING!!!!!!!!!!!! Horrible, constant, no relief itching! Apparently this is common, but all I can say is it’s maddening. It reminds me of the time when I had hives…only with hives, diphenhydramine worked. Nothing seems to work with … Continue reading

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No Roasting. No Toasting. Don’t know what to do…

Man. It’s only Tuesday and I’m already adrift. Actually, that’s not true. The last four days have been pretty bad. Food has ceased to have any real meaning in my life. Fortunately, Randall picked up the Walmart brand of Ensure … Continue reading

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Stick a fork in me….

I’m DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OHMIGOD I’M SOOOOOOOOOOOO HAPPY!!!!! Seriously, though, today was my last day for radiation treatment. I saw Dr. Mundy yesterday, and he seemed happy with the results. He said I had done about the way he expected, so there … Continue reading

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In the home stretch….

Knock on wood. If all goes as planned, I’ll only have two more treatments after today. YEAH!!!! Meanwhile, Randall and I (well, mainly Randall; my contribution has been a couple of posts on the message board) have been putting together … Continue reading

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