The Waves Of Love The Winds Of Change

The Waves Of Love

The outpouring of love and help since my diagnosis has been very uplifting and beautiful.

Old friends, new friends, family and strangers. I can never thank you all enough.

I can and will…


Ready Set Go!

Dr. Erica Friedman will be doing surgery tomorrow morning on my left leg to get rid of the melanoma that has unfortunately spread to my lymph.

I'll be glad when this poison is out of my body.



Girl Crush Girl Power!

Gril Crush : When one is blown away by how AWESOME a gal is! Nothing romantic.

I have two Girl Crushes!

1 My new Oncologist Dr. Anna Pavlick She found my primary melanoma! She is sooo smart, very…


Poison Into Medicine Hope

SGI President Ikeda states: Buddhism teaches the principle of changing poison into medicine. Therefore, no matter what difficulties we may encounter, we can take them on with a positive attitude. All we have to do is keep pressing forward with…


Behind Door Number 2.....

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I was hoping the PET scan would reveal where the primary tumor is residing. But it did not.

Wow. I was warned about this subset of cancer patients that struggle to find their primary…


"The Waiting Is The Hardest Part"

Tom Petty was right, the waiting IS the hardest part.  Being told you have cancer, melanoma it turns out, isn't a day at the beach but waiting to get an appointment for the test you need to find the primary…


"Do I Have Your Attention?"

In my dream, I am running along the shore and then into a small seaside town, like the one in "Doc Martin".

Someone is trying to kill me. I am running and hiding. Scared.

I wake up with…


"Unfortunately, you have Cancer."

I started tuning out at unfortunately because I knew what was coming. It couldn't be true. I feel too good.

I dutifully repeated the information to let my doctor know I had heard and understood what he had just…