Archive for December, 2006


Christmas Update

Christmas was everything I needed. It started with a drive to Grandma Pille’s and a crazy couple of days with my very big family. Then off to Grandma Quinn’s and good time with that side of the family. Both had lots of good food, good company, and a little bit of gambling (I won $72!). [...]


Met w/ Geneticist & Oncologist

On Thursday we met with a genetic counselor to discuss the P53 gene and the possibility that mine is flawed and, because of this, has made my body less able to fight off newly developing tumors. This would be a good reason for the four different types of cancer I’ve had (osteosarcoma, colon cancer, basil-cell [...]


Biopsy Results

Today we met with the neurosurgeon to get the final pathology report from my biopsy last week. At sometime around 1:00 p.m., I gave a call to find out when we would be meeting with the doctor. I reached a secretary who told me the only available time was 2:00… now just 50-some minutes away. [...]