Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Score: Me 4 – Cancer 0

I am happy to report that another routine CT scan has come and gone and it continues to show that there is no cancer in my body. This puts me into my 4th year of being cancer free. 12 months …

Latest Test = 2 1/2 Years Being Free From Cancer

I got the results from my latest CT scan and I am still cancer free. The doctor also remarked at full my face looked compared to when he had seen me 6 months ago. I have now been pushed to …

What Am I Up To These Days?

Boy, that’s an interesting question. I am kind of trying to figure that out. I am no longer going through treatment for cancer and am now in recovery mode. In all honesty it wasn’t the actual cancer treatment that got …

Hopefully the First and Last Health Update of 2012

A update about the results of my Supercharged Jejunum Esophagectomy, Cancer CT follow up, and what 2012 has in store for me for 2012. The hope is that this is the last health post I need to do in a while.

Health Update – The Short and the Long of It

The Short I am having esophageal reconstruction surgery on November 16, 2011. This surgery is similar to the one I had in June of 2010 except that it is going to be in Houston with a different surgeon. The reason …

The “Long Term” Stent Ended Up Being the Shortest of Them All

Yep, I am without a stent once again. It was not planned this way but with what my doctor saw in my semi-emergency EGD yesterday he thought it was the best thing. What he saw was that the area of …

5th Stent Out and the 6th “Long Term” Stent is In

I had my latest procedure to swap out stents on Tuesday and everything went great. It was the best procedure so far from both the doctor’s and my prospective. I was eating that night and have literally had no pain. …

Clean Tests, But A Lot of Pain

As mentioned before I had my stent in my esophagus replaced last Wednesday. Aa a part of every EGD to replace the stent my GI doctor does biopsies to make sure the cancer has not come back. He also checks my small …

4th Stent Out, 5th Stent In

I am out of the hospital after having my 4th stent taken out and my 5th stent placed in my throat. The hospital stay was not planned on but I was not feeling that great after the procedure so I …

I Am Done with Chemo!

That’s right, yesterday was my last dose of chemo! I am very happy to be all done and am actually feeling pretty well, actually I feel the best I ever have after a dose. From here I have a couple …

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