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Jay Lake
Date: 2009-07-22 04:58
Subject: [cancer] Off to the doctor
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Tags:calendula, california, cancer, health
I have two appointments today. One with a liver surgeon, the other with an oncologist. These are at UCSF in San Francisco, pursuant to formalizing the second opinion regarding my metastatic cancer and the associated treatment plan. I'll also be getting the results of Monday's CT scan.

Neither calendula_witch nor I slept any kind of decently this past night. Stress has been disrupting my sleep cycle for about two weeks, and we won't even talk about what it does to my lower GI.

Next Monday is the appointment with my oncologist at OHSU, my "home" hospital. That's when I expect the chemo to be prescribed and scheduled, unless something unusual and unexpected arises out of today's consultations.

Originally published at jlake.com.

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Terri Osborne
User: terri_osborne
Date: 2009-07-22 13:04 (UTC)
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*sends good thoughts*
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Kari Sperring
User: la_marquise_de_
Date: 2009-07-22 14:18 (UTC)
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Best wishes.
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coreolis
User: curiositist
Date: 2009-07-22 15:36 (UTC)
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It's possible one of your doctors can prescribe something so you can sleep? I'm about the last person in the world to want meds, but sleep is one of the most important things for coping, fighting, healing.

Here's hoping you and calendula can get some sleep soon, and still sending good thoughts and hopes your way. **hug**
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User: dsgood
Date: 2009-07-22 19:02 (UTC)
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Good luck!
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martianmooncrab
User: martianmooncrab
Date: 2009-07-22 19:46 (UTC)
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the treatment facility down at South Waterfront is pretty cool. Great views, room for family and friends, the staff is amazing. At the end they sing and blow bubbles at you.
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