Date Archives June 2020

T-cell Lymphoma Battle #2. Join Me, Please.

FIRST CONTACT Back in 2016, what felt like a tickle in my throat turned out to be a rare form of Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma (PTCL). It was doubling every week. I had the divine providence of living near an excellent cancer center – – Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) – – and a brilliant oncologist, Dr. Andrei Shustov. The upshot? We stopped this bullet train in its tracks. The cancer fell to “below detection.” Yes! THE ENEMY RETURNS But… like any self-respecting cancer, this one mimics the soldiers in the… Read More

Adventure #2, as of June 12

Hi Folks,   Here’s an update on my adventure back into PTCL-NOS.   Quotes Floating in My Mind:   Sometimes things have to get worse before they get better. Marilyn Ferguson   Tender love and care toughen you up, because they nurture and strengthen your capacity to learn and adapt—including learning how to fight, and find your feet, to hardship later in life. Noam Shpancer, Ph.D.   Your goal is to get busy living. Even when the body says no. My cousin Laly   Most failures are one-time costs. Most… Read More