westajul's MedHelp Blogs https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/564735 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en Going back to MD Anderson I haven't been very active on the message board as I have been having a hard time. I finished two wee westajul Tue, 19 Jan 2010 18:24:49 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/154223/Going-back-to-MD-Anderson https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/154223/Going-back-to-MD-Anderson Latest Hi, Sorry I haven't posted in awhile but I haven't really felt up to doing much. The chemo isn't wo westajul Sun, 03 Jan 2010 02:58:51 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/149009/Latest https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/149009/Latest latest ct scan I just got off the phone with the nurse at my oncologist office and she briefly gave me the results o westajul Fri, 11 Dec 2009 09:57:49 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143605/latest-ct-scan https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143605/latest-ct-scan Wig Well, i just got my first wig yesterday. I am still getting used to it. I like the color and the st westajul Wed, 18 Nov 2009 17:53:50 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/138020/Wig https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/138020/Wig wow...surprising bloodwork results Good Morning, I just got back from my oncologist office after having my weekly bloodwork done and w westajul Mon, 09 Nov 2009 11:59:27 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/135475/wowsurprising-bloodwork-results https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/135475/wowsurprising-bloodwork-results Had a good weekend It is Sunday night and I have had a good weekend. I was able to clean most of my house and go grocery westajul Sun, 08 Nov 2009 18:25:41 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/135265/Had-a-good-weekend https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/135265/Had-a-good-weekend a positive note I always try and stay positive...no matter what life hands out. I have found it hard to stay positiv westajul Tue, 03 Nov 2009 17:18:56 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/134180/a-positive-note https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/134180/a-positive-note Carboplatin and etoposide Well, I have just finished my second chemo treatment in round two. My oncologist decided no more ci westajul Fri, 16 Oct 2009 08:28:57 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/129710/Carboplatin-and-etoposide https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/129710/Carboplatin-and-etoposide it is funny... It is funny what makes us cry sometimes. When my doctor told me that the cancer was back, tears welle westajul Fri, 02 Oct 2009 15:49:12 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/126161/it-is-funny https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/126161/it-is-funny Cistplatin is evil...I say evil OMG, I have finally joined the world of the living. I never knew you could be so violently ill. My westajul Wed, 23 Sep 2009 17:52:08 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/123904/Cistplatin-is-evilI-say-evil https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/123904/Cistplatin-is-evilI-say-evil CISplatin and Etoposide has been chosen Well my oncologists has selected CISplatin and Etoposide and I will get a groshen catheter put in on westajul Fri, 11 Sep 2009 11:54:56 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/120634/CISplatin-and-Etoposide-has-been-chosen https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/120634/CISplatin-and-Etoposide-has-been-chosen Back from MD Anderson Well, I am back form seeing my doctor at MD Anderson and was given a choice of three possible treat westajul Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:39:27 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/118711/Back-from-MD-Anderson https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/118711/Back-from-MD-Anderson off to MD Anderson Well, I fly to Houston today and have an appointment at MD Anderson on Wednesday. I am nervous and westajul Tue, 01 Sep 2009 05:05:43 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/117933/off-to-MD-Anderson https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/117933/off-to-MD-Anderson Update from MD Anderson I have heard from MD Anderson and My doctor will be on Vacation until the week of Sept. 12th, but tha westajul Thu, 27 Aug 2009 09:48:28 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/116788/Update-from-MD-Anderson https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/116788/Update-from-MD-Anderson It's BAAACK Well, That was a short remission. My latest ct scan shows 3 tumors in my liver and my ca-125 went f westajul Wed, 26 Aug 2009 12:08:40 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/116515/Its-BAAACK https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/116515/Its-BAAACK thoughts On this warm and sunny day I am thinking about all those who are fighting this awful disease. I conti westajul Sat, 27 Jun 2009 15:15:15 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/101473/thoughts https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/101473/thoughts a little nervous about tomorrow's PET scan I am a little nervous about PET scan tomorrow...not about the actual procedure ( happy about not drin westajul Sun, 17 May 2009 12:35:20 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/89919/a-little-nervous-about-tomorrows-PET-scan https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/89919/a-little-nervous-about-tomorrows-PET-scan PET scan next month Well I have to say I have been really ENJOYING a life without chemo and doctor appts. I have a PET sc westajul Fri, 24 Apr 2009 17:51:41 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/83227/PET-scan-next-month https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/83227/PET-scan-next-month neuropathy is getting better The neuropathy is my feet is getting better. My toes and fingers still have numbness but at least the westajul Wed, 25 Mar 2009 17:44:50 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/74127/neuropathy-is-getting-better https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/74127/neuropathy-is-getting-better 12th and (hopefully) final chemo treatment I am SOOO looking forward to tomorrow's chemo. I am pretty sure my oncologist will say nor more chemo westajul Sun, 08 Mar 2009 15:02:56 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/69072/12th-and-hopefully-final-chemo-treatment https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/69072/12th-and-hopefully-final-chemo-treatment