lumbar puncture

Do it again.

Remember the enhancement? The incidental finding on my brain? I’d gotten quite adept at not thinking about that.  If they were futzing around for so long, isn’t it likely there was nothing to be found?

Whoa Nellie

I guess Dr B was optimistic when she told me I’d have results from the lumbar puncture one day later. The nurse says it takes about a week and a half. Curious discrepancy. Doctors and nurses have different preoccupations.

Extreme Sport of Cancer

I’m drinking. Water, water, water. Dandelion tea. Apple juice, apple juice, dandelion tea. Water, water, water.  Should I set the alarm during the night to drink more?


“We thought we’d start the chemo on Monday.”

“But I have a meeting on Monday.”