My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Post-Valentine Anniversary

  On Valentine’s Day 2014, I finished my vaginal radiation treatments (brachytherapy) for uterine cancer. My total robotic hysterectomy was performed on December 13, 2013—which turned out to be a lucky Friday. Although my endometrial adenocarcinoma was stage 1b, grade 3 (stage 1a, grade 1 would have been better), all lymph nodes and peritoneal fluids were negative for cancer… Continue reading My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Post-Valentine Anniversary

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: 21 Shades of Gray for Valentine’s Day

 This diploma is my Valentine's Day gift. This and 21 shades of Gray. As I mentioned in the February 12, 2014 post, my final vaginal radiation (brachytherapy) treatment had to be rescheduled from what I thought was a lucky date--02/13/2014, the two-month anniversary of my hysterectomy--to Valentine's Day, which has even better numerology: 02/14/2014. Mother… Continue reading My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: 21 Shades of Gray for Valentine’s Day

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: A Glowing Valentine’s Day, 02/14/2014

 This year, Mother Nature will be my Valentine . . . she wants me to glow on Friday. Yes, Mother Nature is stronger than numerology. Or is she? My third and final vaginal radiation (brachytherapy) treatment was scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, February 13--two months from the date of my hysterectomy. But December 13 was a… Continue reading My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: A Glowing Valentine’s Day, 02/14/2014