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I Am Postponing My Next Dose of Chemo

After discussing it with my wife I have decided to postpone my next dose of chemo. The reason for this is that the¬†cumulative¬†effects of the last 4 doses of chemo are really beginning to take their toll on me. Tomorrow …

Third Round of Chemo

I had my 3rd round of chemo today. I am doing very well so far. I hope the next few days are the same. That means that I am half way done and only have 3 more to go. The …

St. David’s Urgent Care in Round Rock, TX

Unfortunately I had a pretty bad sinus infection this past weekend and need to see a doctor. I had been to St. David’s Urgent Care in Round Rock that is by HEB before so I wanted to go to the …

Stent and Chemo Status – 4 Weeks Later

It has been 4 weeks ago today that I had the stent put in my throat. As of today I am doing great and actually had Chipotle for lunch. Yah! Unfortunately the weeks leading to this week weren’t all that …

Swallowing, ER Visits, and a Plan

So this past Monday was 6 weeks since I had my esophagectomy. The first 4 weeks went exceptionally well. The 5th and 6th week – not so good. In the end of the 4th week I was eating half of …

What My Cancer Doc Said

So I had my first appointment with my cancer doc today since before my surgery. He went over the pathology report which said that they had gotten all the know cancer out of my body – yah! He also told …

Out of the Hospital from Surgery

Warning – I am writing this post under the influence of a healthy dose of Vicodin. Please excuse anything that may not make sense in this post . On Wednesday this past week I was released from the hospital. That …

A Date for Surgery

So I got my date for surgery yesterday – Monday June 7th. Yes, that is this Monday. This was a little sooner then I anticipated but at least I will get it done and out of the way. The Good …

Unfortunately I Still Have Cancer

Yeah, I still have cancer. Although I had a clean EDG and PET scan back in January I had new tests last week and they came back positive in the same place in my esophagus as as before. That means …

More Changes – Ciliac Disease and a Gluten Free Diet

As mentioned in my post on Friday it has been confirmed that I have celiac disease. The weird part about celiac disease is that it is more of an allergy then anything else. I guess they may call it a …

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