Tag Archives: PRRT

finding a plan B

The crisis seems to have passed. But because I am not cured, will likely never be cured, I need a plan B, always a plan B. The cancer is laying dormant in my liver but is still somehow creeping around … Continue reading

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to Germany and back again

I went to Germany (and Prague) and came back again and it feels so good to be home. Indescribably good. Not just because I have a couch I can sit on and a bed with unlimited pillows and I can … Continue reading

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on and on

I don’t remember writing very much about the fear that gripped me the last time I was in Germany. I wrote of course about my fear of going. But i’m talking about the fear that I faced while I was … Continue reading

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just say no

It seemed like the minute I stepped on the plane home on Sunday (Frankfurt to LAX, flight time 11 hours) was the minute that my tumors registered they were being attacked by the treatment I had six days prior. I … Continue reading

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i am a liver live!

If you or someone you know lives in L.A., send ‘em on down next Tuesday to see a great show. Several of my friends have been hard at work on this for months now and the lineup they put together … Continue reading

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hoffen (to hope)

When my parents and I stepped foot inside the Zentralklinik in Bad Berka, Germany last week, my first thought was: this looks like a place where people go to get cured. One of those miraculous places in documentaries where people … Continue reading

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ich bin eine lebe

Ich bin eine leber is, of course, “i am a liver” in German. It’s probably not the most practical of German phrases to learn before my big trip to Germany; but it’s comforting and I could use a little comfort … Continue reading

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the waiting place

For the past almost-three months i’ve been in this waiting place of pain and discomfort, walks and T.V. shows, pills and insulin, books and crochet needles, unexplained fluid around my lungs and now in my legs, and weight loss, and … Continue reading

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housekeeping: part 2

My most popular post last year was the housekeeping post I wrote in October 2011 to explain my diagnosis in further detail. This post, as well as my About page and Updates page, were getting a little out-of-date. So I … Continue reading

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