It's my birthday today and I'm on the pill???

I apologize for not updating my health status for the last 4 months, but as is common in these situations, no news is good news, right?  Well gee, where do I start?  I have completed my six chemotherapy sessions, which…

Round 2: Chemo day

On Monday July 5th, I had my second round of chemo, but it was my first session using my new port that was installed 2 weeks ago.  It went well and relatively easy to place the needle into my chest…

Round One: Duran vs Chemo ~ No Mas!!

On Monday June 15th, I went in for my first chemo session.  Thankfully, it was uneventful and all went well during the 2 hour process.  In fact, I fell asleep through the last hour while listening to Lara Fabian in…

Don't hold back now, Doc!!

No need to candy coat what I'm about to share with you.  On Monday June 8th, 2020 I had my first appointment with the oncologist, who gave it to me straight.  It was a lot to process and for the…

What a week!!

Whew....  It's been quite the whirlwind.  On Wednesday May 27th I was admitted to Banner Gateway hospital in Mesa for what was supposed to be an outpatient surgery where three procedures were to be performed.  During the surgery, it was…

Getting the news

​​​​​Welcome to my cancer journal.  I've decided this would be the best way to share my sacred journey with you.  Soooo, on May 14th of this year 2020, I was diagnosed with Stage 4 prostate cancer.  This was determined from…