chocolate coma

This chocolate torte arrived for me in the middle of last week. I was pretty confused. What on earth was…

Spot the differences

differences

I’ve been thinking a lot about the differences this time around versus back in 2006-2007, aside from the obvious: metastatic…

my hug

This is my own personal hug. I know it looks a lot like a shawl or scarf. Nope. It’s a…

office clean out

I made a trip into the office yesterday to remove all my personal things. Really want to make things easy…

how i’m doing – update

I have realized that a summary posting of how I am doing is a good thing to do. Unless I…

cancer drug cost

HOLY FLUFF The cost of palbociclib (brand name: Ibrance) is $253.93 PER pill. That’s $5,332.16 per cycle!!!! One cycle is…

the haircut

There is a story about the haircut. Bear with me. I had a 3-day pity party last week. It became…

hmmm

In my post a guide, I said that I’m not brave or not strong. And asked people to think about…

drug protocol

My medical oncologist called me on Saturday to identify the protocol she is going to start me on. Hopes to…

path forward

We have an answer! I’m HER2 negative (apparently I was barely positive in 2006). We now have a path forward….