Category: cancer

Halfway There…

Today marks the halfway mark of Ryan’s 9 weeks of chemotherapy – we are 4 1/2 weeks in. From here on, there is less remaining than what we have already experienced (if all goes according...

In Your Valley…

  Are you walking through a valley right now? I have gone through some deep valleys in my life.  When my dad died.  When I suffered from depression, and at a few other times....

My Cancer Journey: Part 7: Thankful

Day 38 continues… My  meeting with my oncologist, Dr. Le, went well, in fact it was a little anticlimactic.  She is happy with how I am handling the Chemo, and there is no reason to...

PSA: Check Your Nuts

Since being diagnosed with testicular cancer (TC) I have been doing a fair bit of research, and am becoming somewhat of an advocate for guys to check for it. So. Let’s cut to the chase....

Cancer: Overwhelming

A common theme that underscores many conversations I have with others, is that my cancer diagnosis must be overwhelming. I understand why this is so. Cancer should be overwhelming. It is a terrible disease.  In...