Jul 31 2012

Round Two

My last email to you was 12 days ago, and decidedly not filled with a tremendous amount of good news.  And then I fell off the planet.  Apologies.  Sortof.  I mean, I’m sorry that I haven’t kept you updated, but I’m not that sorry because I spent the time sleeping a lot and getting better. […]


Jul 19 2012


As I’ve been turning the last few days over in my mind, I keep returning to a funny episode from high school.  Some friends and I were driving somewhere, and Alanis Morrisette’s “Isn’t It Ironic?” comes on the radio, and one of them said: “are these actually ironic moments or just things that really suck?” […]


Jul 14 2012

Home Again

My first round of chemo ended around 11pm on Thursday night, and Michael, Ellen, the nurses, and I did a dance all the way to the elevator.  There was absolutely no way that I was staying another night to have my vitals checked at 2am.  Walking out of the hospital was sublime…breathing humid air, hearing […]