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Quinns Snowed-in in MN

Just wanted to send a quick message to wish everyone a very happy holiday. The snow is keeping me very local this year. I’ll be spending it with Mom & Dad in ‘Kato. It’s the first year of my life that we haven’t gone to spend it with other family! So I’ll definitely miss Grandma [...]

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Thanksgiving & Chemo Round #2

Sorry for the delay again! I’ve been so slammed at work that I’ve been ignoring computer time at home, and suddenly it’s mid-December and I’m on to Chemo Round #2. I’m happy to report a few things… 1) Thanksgiving with the family in Omaha was a great escape. I got to spend good time with [...]

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First Week of Chemo, First Infusion Complete

Saturday marked the end of my first week of chemotherapy. Based on my experience with it in the past I thought I’d have all sorts of horror stories to share, but it went fairly well. Starting Monday night and ending Friday night, I took Zofran at 5:00p and 10:00p, then took the actual chemo drug [...]

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Chemotherapy Starts Tomorrow

It’s been another crazy week… this one in preparation of starting chemotherapy tomorrow. Since I need someone closer than Houston to be overseeing me while on chemo, it took a lot of calling, a doctor appointment, prescription transferring, etc., to get me ready for to start.¬†When I got back to work last Monday I had [...]

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Final Update From Friday

Well, the week is over. It’s Saturday morning and I’m just trying to get my stuff packed before heading to the airport. Dad is already at Hobby, taking a different flight home. It suddenly dawned on me that I have staples in my head so it will be another fun experience in airport security with [...]