The Big C

Follow this special category if you want to find all the posts about my journey through pancreatic cancer. I found out about it in July 2018 due to an onset of jaundice. The tumor had grown to the point where it pinched my bile duct, and if there’s no bile draining from the liver, some stuff called bilirubin ends up in the blood stream. It made me all yellow, even the whites of my eyes. It’s ironic; jaundice allowed us to catch the cancer at a relatively early stage, so all in all, I’m grateful for getting jaundiced. Ain’t life weird?

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I Just Packed 36 Shirts

I wore those shirts when I weighed around 220 lbs. Those shirts are huge on me now. I’ve lost inches off my chest and waist. My bone structure defines the limits now, so my shoulders and arm/leg lengths stayed the same. I had to buy some smaller shirts. I like to wear them to my […]

Chemo Day!

I’m typing this early in the morning. I have to be in the Seattle hospital at 8:15 to start my now-standard every 2 week infusion. Except this day also includes a CT scan. I think we’re doing those monthly. This year I’ve had so many CT scans that I feel like the full-time airplane crews […]