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A New Type of Medical Imaging for the Smyczek Family!

Collectively, we have experienced multiple MRIs (with and without dye), X-rays, Endoscopies, and Bone Scans. Now, we get to add ultrasounds to the list and boy, are we enjoying them!   We’ve been off the grid (blog) for quite a … Continue reading

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Good things come in threes

Today marks three years in remission for this lucky guy. I’ve made a habit of having a little celebration each year on or near the anniversary. The first year Sayer and I climbed Mt. Whitney to celebrate, and I was … Continue reading

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Two years later: survivorship issues

It was two years ago today that I found out about the tumor. I don’t really remember that day or much of that week. But over the next few months I thought of myself as a cancer patient, then as … Continue reading

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Correction: Chris and his wife (!) will be going home to both OH and CT for Christmas! Yes, if you didn’t happen to notice on FB, but Chris and I are heading to the courthouse Wednesday (11/23) to elope. It … Continue reading

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Moving on up!

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Chris just completed his LAST chemotherapy today! We decided that it would be “fun” to look at some pictures taken of him during his stints at the hospital. We’ve included a montage of photos from April and from October. I’m … Continue reading

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War of the Worlds???

It was removed successfully, Wednesday, after his 3rd intrathecal chemo! Much larger than I imagined and it reminds me a lot of the UFO’s in War of the Worlds (Sucky Tom Cruise Version). We also got news today that his … Continue reading

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Normal? Not Exactly

Not much about my life has been normal over the last few months. But it has reached a point of stability, after a period of really shocking changes. To recap, in early April, following several weeks of strange goings on, … Continue reading

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