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Genium

On Monday I spent the day up at Procare (my prosthetist’s office) serving as a patient model for a new knee they were being certified on, called the Genium. Beyond just helping them get certified, I also had the opportunity … Continue reading

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Superman is dead but Macy’s lives forever

Haha, well maybe not dead, but not lasting as long as I’d hoped! I woke up this morning with the beginnings of my first mouth sore forming on the tip of my tongue. I’ve been fortunate to avoid them this … Continue reading

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Superman

We went in for blood work again today and got some good news! Not only have my WBCs rebounded, they are at what I like to call Superman status. Before I started any of this, my counts were at a … Continue reading

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Massages, Burgers and Football

Sunday Sunday Sunday! Or as I refer to it: Fantasy Football Day. Fantasy Football is a revolution these days. The sheer number of people that play is amazing. I am mildly obsessed to put it lightly. I’m also on a … Continue reading

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Bruising like a peach

Last night after my mom and I got back from Macy’s I was messing around and getting ready for bed when I looked down and saw a huge bruise on the top of my hand. I don’t bruise easily, so … Continue reading

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It’s science

Normal WBCs fall in the range of 4.3 to 10.8. As of noon today mine were at 1.9. Continue reading

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Connections

Few things in life form deeper human connections than times of struggle. Continue reading

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BEAUTIFUL day in the neighborhood

Today is my final day in the NYU Med Center, and what a beautiful day it is! It has been raining for the past few days, so waking up with the bright sunshine spreading it’s way across the East River … Continue reading

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Hilarities of Hospital Living

Having now been living in the NYU Medical Center for 8 days, there are some funny things that I’ve started noticing happening to me and my lifestyle. Continue reading

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HALAL!

This post is dedicated to Halal food and hopefully a delicious Halal meal for lunch! (crossing fingers and calling parents.) The best Halal food in the city is right across from the New York Hilton, on the corner of 53rd … Continue reading

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Here comes the sun

Day 7. Final chemo bag being hung. That makes a current total of 168 hours of chemo continuously dripping into my body. That’s a lot of toxins. I am sitting here watching my final (Count em: 8!) chemo bag being … Continue reading

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Movin on Up

We have officially closed on our new apartment!!! We are going to be moving into The Bristol, at 56th St and 2nd Ave. Attached is a floorplan (with my living area highlighted) and a map of the area. Apparently it … Continue reading

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Sunday Night!!!

Sunday = football. Especially if you are involved in a fantasy football league. I am in five… but only 2 that count (money at stake) Hopefully the Giants won’t tee off on the Cowboys today, but that’s just about a … Continue reading

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An Offer He Can’t Refuse

What that offer was, I had no idea, but seeing myself covered in blood, I was willing to make a bargain. Continue reading

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On the DL

Fortunately, today took on a bit of a slower pace. After the excitement of last night I tried to lay low and not cause too much trouble. ¬†Added to that, I can definitely feel my energy starting to wane. It’s … Continue reading

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Causing a commotion

Apparently chemo isn’t something you just mess around with. Continue reading

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Thursday Night Football Begins!

I’m not sure if alcohol is allowed in the cancer ward, but i’ve been telling everyone to pick up some beers for themselves, so we’ll see how it goes. Continue reading

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Med Poles, Xboxes and Baldness

I was a bit hesitant to post about my situation on facebook, but the outpouring of love and support has been incredible. Thank you all for your well wishes during this time and with all the prayers going up I … Continue reading

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Continuous Blessings

God was clearly looking out for us on this one. Continue reading

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Chemo Connection

We started chemo at 7pm last night. Fortunately our prayers have been answered and so far I haven’t felt any negative side effects from the drugs. They are pumping me full of anti-nausea meds and fluids to combat the main … Continue reading

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