Doing Well

With my treatments being every other Monday there hasn’t been as much to say lately but I know there are people who are wondering how I’m doing.

This past Saturday I got together with a dear friend who I’d not seen in 5 months. He was taken aback by how well I still look. He expected me to have lost a great deal of weight by now. I actually could stand to lose a little weight at this point as I’ve far too much enjoyed the doctors orders of put the weight back on after losing 30lbs during the chemo treatments. I put that 30 back on plus another 10 and if I’d grown a full beard could have easily played Santa this week. In other words I am so far from emaciated looking as to be in a different zip code.

What I still am dealing with is the itchies. I think it’s from the exoxaparin injections but it’s up for debate by my medical peeps. Other than that and getting worn out a bit faster than I’m used to I’m doing very well.

I’m still on schedule for infusion number 6 of the MEDI4736 on Monday and then I should be having another CT scan done the following week to see if it’s holding the cancer at bay.


2013-12-27T09:44:29-04:00 December 27th, 2013|Categories: Cancer Update|4 Comments


  1. Bobbie December 27, 2013 at 8:34 pm

    Love it. Bet Robin loves living with Santa!

  2. Keri Jacobs December 27, 2013 at 8:58 pm

    Good to hear updates. I posted a lot more on one of your blog posts from a few days ago.

  3. Rose Blondell December 28, 2013 at 8:06 am

    We all rejoice that you feel good during these treatments. Now good results are our prayer.
    Rose and John

  4. Pat Garrity December 28, 2013 at 11:52 am

    Outstanding update Cuz!! (Glad to hear the prayers have been effective so far!)

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