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Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 3 — So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodnight…

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 3 — So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodnight…
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First, the good news: After five long months (and seven months since being diagnosed), I completed my chemotherapy treatments on Nov. 24. (That’s my oncology nurse Kristin in the photo above; the sign was made with loving hands by my daughter Jessica and granddaughter Kimberly.) Oh, and see my tiara? I turned that final treatment […]

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 3 — So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodnight…

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 3 — So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodnight…

First, the good news: After five long months (and seven months since being diagnosed), I completed my chemotherapy treatments on Nov. 24. (That’s my oncology nurse Kristin in the photo above; the sign was made with loving hands by my daughter Jessica and granddaughter Kimberly.) Oh, and see my tiara? I turned that final treatment […]

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 3 — So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodnight…

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 3 — So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodnight…

First, the good news: After five long months (and seven months since being diagnosed), I completed my chemotherapy treatments on Nov. 24. (That’s my oncology nurse Kristin in the photo above; the sign was made with loving hands by my daughter Jessica and granddaughter Kimberly.) Oh, and see my tiara? I turned that final treatment […]

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 3 — So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodnight…

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 3 — So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodnight…

First, the good news: After five long months (and seven months since being diagnosed), I completed my chemotherapy treatments on Nov. 24. (That’s my oncology nurse Kristin in the photo above; the sign was made with loving hands by my daughter Jessica and granddaughter Kimberly.) Oh, and see my tiara? I turned that final treatment […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Oct. 31 to Nov. 6

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Oct. 31 to Nov. 6

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Oct. 31, to Friday, Nov. 6.   All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!    If you don’t have little ones to dress up for Halloween, enjoy a cooking demonstration (and tasting!) with chef Isabelle Saturday, Oct. 31, […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Oct. 31 to Nov. 6

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Oct. 31 to Nov. 6

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Oct. 31, to Friday, Nov. 6.   All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!    If you don’t have little ones to dress up for Halloween, enjoy a cooking demonstration (and tasting!) with chef Isabelle Saturday, Oct. 31, […]

Shining, Gleaming, Streaming, Flaxen, Waxen

Shining, Gleaming, Streaming, Flaxen, Waxen

My hair is beginning to grow back! The front and sides are a combination of white and light brown. The back is almost all dark brown but very sparse, as you can see. There’s a lot of scalp showing through: Hair loss and chemotherapy go hand in hand. My oncologist, Dr. Cynthia Martel, told me […]

Looking for Something To Do? Free Events September 26 to October 2

Looking for Something To Do? Free Events September 26 to October 2

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Sept. 26, to Friday, Oct. 2. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!    Pasadena Water and Power will host a workshop for PWP customers about drought-tolerant landscapes Saturday, Sept. 26, from 9 a.m. to noon at the […]

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 1

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 1

I approached him at a get-together for a local nonprofit earlier this week. I hadn’t seen him in several months. We served on a community board together a few years ago and have always greeted each other and chit-chatted when our paths have crossed since then. So the other night when I approached, he looked […]

Looking for Something To Do? Free Events September 19 to 25

Looking for Something To Do? Free Events September 19 to 25

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Sept. 19, to Friday, Sept. 25. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!     Exploring New Roads is a special fair Saturday, Sept. 19, from 1 to 5 p.m. inside and outside Central Library featuring displays of […]