Monthly Archives: February 2011

Oscar Night

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The new hair cut

A new hair style just in time for the Oscars. Between the two of us we are shining examples of what it means to shine on Oscar night 😀

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In honour of Telly Savalas – well not really but

First off to Anonymous: Thank you, excellent timing, much appreciated. So the radiation alopecia started this morning with great clumps of hair comnig out with a slight push or a pull. It is a little earlier than expected but then … Continue reading

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The final three

So we are into the home stretch starting today. Three more sessions today, tomorrow and Thursday and then we are done. The chances that there will be another series of WBRT treatments is slim to none there is no surgical … Continue reading

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A day off

Last week we had an unexpected day off when one of the radiation machines broke down. Today we have a day off because it is Family Day in Ontario and for some unknown reason it is also a day off … Continue reading

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Cable

Money is never far from my mind. I am probably the worst money manager in the world but I do the best I can. Little hiccups in expenses like $20 a day for parking ($40 if we are visiting two … Continue reading

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Slow down

Radiation fatigue finally hit late yesterday. My wife was doing fine and usually stays up well past 11:00 (which can make it a short nights sleep for me at times) but last night she was fading fast only around 10:30. … Continue reading

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Saint Valentine

I fell asleep on the couch again last night – just at the end of Angels and Demons. My sleeping patterns have been a little erratic lately on the upside I did manage to get in two runs this weekend. … Continue reading

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Gray

Radiation is a tricky thing – it can kill or cure but it will always make someone ill. My wife is in her second day of a ten day cycle of whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT). She is receiving 2.5 … Continue reading

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And away we go…

Tomorrow, 2:30 at the Montreal General the radiation theraphy starts. I am not sure of the timing but I do know there will be a total of 10 sessions. 10 in a row? I don’t know I guess we will … Continue reading

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