Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Back In The Hospital

Yep, I am in the emergency room right now waiting to get admitted to the hospital. I had be feeling pretty wore out for the last two days and developed a fever last night. Basically fevers and cancer treatment recovery …

Latest Update on Dan’s Cancer Treatment

As most of you know I was diagnosed with Cancer back in September. I have been doing various posts on my progress but they get buried because I also have my Twitter updates post here as well (Incidentally there are …

I Am Done with Chemo and Radiation!

This morning I finished the last dose of chemo and on Friday last week I finished my last does of radiation. In all I had 12 chemo and 25 radiation doses. How do I feel? I feel great. I feel …

My Official Treatment Plan and Start Date

So I just got the final word on the what and when in regard to my treat plan. The 6 week chemo and radiation treatment plan is still in place but with a twist. See I am to have chemo …

I’ve Been Pegged and Ported

Well today was the very first surgery of my life. I have to admit that I was very nervous. I think I was nervous about having a “real” surgery to begin with but also nervous about the results of the …

I’ve Left My Job in the Name of Treatment

The last 24hrs have been a whirlwind of information, decisions, and action. I will start with yesterday. Yesterday I had my appointment with my radiation doctor. This is a private practice doctor meaning that he is not directly associated with …

Having Cancer Without Having Health Insurance

As if being diagnosed with cancer wasn’t a big enough shock there is another part to my story that delivered almost as big of a blow to my wife and I. See, I was laid off from my job back …

The “C” Word Hits Home

It has taken me a month to write this post. A month ago I went to the doctor with what I thought was an ulcer. While explaining the issues with my stomach to my doctor she looked at me an …

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