Me & Dr Etame

Visit with my Brain Surgeon

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The visit with my brain surgeon, Dr. Etame at Moffitt, was excellent today! MRI shows that flair has diminished greatly since the last visit in September. This should continue to decrease and heal in my brain!  He also reviewed how he carefully conducted his surgery to avoid any blood vessels in my brain and take out as much as he could while…

Thank you for supporting Oligo research!

Thank You for Donations!

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Thank you to everyone who donated to a great organization, Oligo Nation, that helps to research my brain tumor and how to eradicate it!! My goal was to donate $1000, and we got to $1150!! Woop, woop! If anyone would like to support the Oligo Nation, please head right to their site: http://www.oligonation.org/ The donations are from my friends and relatives:…

Book Day!

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OK, OK, this book did not release today. But I found out about a book written by a woman who certainly helped me! She had a similar brain tumor situation as I did!  Her’s is a Pilocytic Astrocytoma, while mine is an Oligodendroglioma. Ms. Geraline DeRuiter writes a lot on her blog, The Everywhereist.  Her blog is mainly about travel, but she also…

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Fundraiser for Oligo Nation

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#GivingTuesday – A special day nationwide to help raise money for many 501(c)3 Nonprofit Organizations.  I selected one, Oligo Nation, that has a great reason to research Oligo brain tumors (the one in my head) – and the foundation was started after two sons had it! They have already donated a lot of money to research on combating the Oligo…

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Reality

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Still a favorite… “Oh, baby, every morning there are mountains to climb Taking all my time Oh, when I get up, this is what I see Welcome to reality”