Showing posts from August, 2017

Reminder to Self and Reminder to You

Be brave. Do it scared. Refer to the sections “Scary, Scary, Scary” (page 12), “Defending Your Weakness” (page 16), “Fear Is Boring” (page 19), “The Fear You Need and the Fear You Don’t Need” (page 22), and “The Road Trip” (page 24) in Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

My — Has Cancer

Source: Hey, y'all. I haven't posted here for three weeks because I had some big news three and a half weeks ago. The person doesn't want their identity disclosed online at all, so I'm respecting their privacy. However, I will let you know what's going on regardless hence the blank. Someone in my family of origin has cancer--specifically a type of Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma called diffuse large B-cell lymphoma . As bad as the word cancer sounds, the doctors my — has seen remain extremely optimistic that he will beat this cancer. In fact, the word cure  has been used, and I am so  happy about that. The doctor thinks my — will be done with treatment in about six months–specifically 6 or 8 cycles of the R-CHOP chemotherapy regimen with one every three weeks and his/her first treatment was August 1. Therefore, my — should be done with chemotherapy and in remission