Tag Archives: malignant melanoma

chapter….um… six? i think?

So remember , like, a month ago, when I wrote a blog entry about novelty? About how nothing about my cancer was really new anymore, so I had less fuel to write? Yeah, well, about a week later, I got … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, Cancer

As published on Cure Today… but WITH the f-bombs… One of the running jokes that has been born in the midst of this long, mostly unfunny battle that melanoma has waged on my body started at my weekly poker game. … Continue reading

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the verdict

Part I – Written in my journal Friday morning… 7/15/16 Today is huge. HUGE. I feel like I’m on my way to a courthouse to be sentenced, knowing that I haven’t done anything wrong but afraid that the jury is … Continue reading

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A Kick in the Asana

Hey y’all. So, I’m super-duper excited… my first post is up on Cure Magazine’s website. Please share the following link if you’re so inclined!! A Kick in the Asana: How Cancer Made Me a Yoga Person Also, I super-duper promise … Continue reading

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Sun In The Sky, You Know How I Feel

Here’s the abridged version of what’s happened since my postcard. I was on the Vem/Cobi Combo for exactly three weeks. Since Cobimetinib (The MEK inhibitor) is a three week on, one week off med (like birth control), I was due … Continue reading

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postcard from transylvania

You know that scene in, like, every single vampire movie ever… the one where the undead’s skin catches a sliver of sunlight and spontaneously bursts into flames? Well, that kinda sorta happened to me. I was grateful for the fact … Continue reading

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cyclone mel

I’m just gonna cut to the chase and acknowledge that I spoke too soon.  I don’t know who the radiologist at the local hospital is (actually I do, because I have a copy of her CT scan report) or what … Continue reading

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