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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month!
April is National Donate Life Month
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Today marks 11 years since I was properly diagnosed with stage VI non-small cell lung cancer (BAC). Since 2/1/06 I have had over a years worth of 6 different types of chemo, had my lungs replaced; seen the cancer come back in my lungs 3 seperate times after the transplant; and had appendix cancer which caused my appendix to be taken out along with a foot of small & large intestine. With all that medical / health crap I am still hear God is good he has a plan for me so I won’t complain. Next milestone 3/7/17... 10 years post lung transplant.....
Monday, May 18, 2015
Good folk. I haven't posted in a while, from now going back 13 months I have had too many spa visits. I went into rejection March / April of 2014 .....and now the rest of the story...............
- rejection had me hospitalized April
- May more rejection and bronchoscopies
- June emergency surgery appendectomy
- July new cancer a rare unrelated cancer in the appendix
- July had more stinking surgery a foot of colon and small intestine was removed
- August can't remember
- Sept. more stinking spa visits
- Oct 2014 - Jan 2015 more doc visits and bronchs
- Feb 2015 more doc visits
- April 2015 colonoscopy (another dang oscopy) 1 polyp bad it was clean (good.... get it a clean polyp out of the colon that is your a$$ NOTHING clean comes out of there.
- May 2015 trying to return to work, but I hope to telecommute as it would be the safest way for me to work but my employer a govt. contractor in Fort Worth is not on board with the ADA approved accommodation request. Note my lungs are stable but function a little over 30% and I have portable oxygen to use as needed.
Monday, January 05, 2015
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Monday, June 09, 2014
Sunday, June 01, 2014
Thursday, May 29, 2014
I am ready to go, ready to eat, and ready to watsome bball.
I hope I have no typos if I do blame it on the sauce :-)
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Saturday, November 09, 2013
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Monday, April 08, 2013
LUNGevity name stolen by a CF patient
Monday, February 04, 2013
Monday, March 05, 2012
Monday, February 13, 2012
Thursday, February 09, 2012
Friday, February 03, 2012
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
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Sunday, December 25, 2011
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Last week at a glance.
Surgery, I thought I would be getting an RFA procedure but going in they informed me it could either be RFA/ or / Microwave. When I woke up sore throat and all (incubation) with more IV's than I started off with I found out that the doctors did a Microwave procedure on only one nodule they think the other might be left over scar tissue from the wedge resection of 2009. I went home high as a Kite that night in the dark, in the rain with a nervous chauffeur (thank you morphine).
Sore as if I was still playing football going through preseason (abs and back were really sore), also deep breaths hurt. Lots of naps.
Rested most of the day, soreness decreased, took off bandage on my back (it stayed 12 hours longer than it should have), showered and I can't really see the incision from the Microwave.
Resting, soreness lessening, breathing is getting better.
Repeat of Thursday Saturday Did the DFW lung Cancer walk, I walked the 1 mile course it hurt, I was tired very tired afterward. The event turnout was good...it has more participants each and every year.
Monday, November 07, 2011
I am sore and tire but at home so off to bed my belly is full. to quote Autin Power's "I'm a fat b4st4rd".