Thursday, December 10, 2015

No longer have to wait


Brian and I were at Duke from noon until 5:30pm, mostly waiting.  At 4:30pm, we learned that my brain tumor isn't growing.  The IV infusion medication is working.

It's excellent news.  My Three People Dream Team at Duke Cancer Center were satisfied that this time through, the chemo is working.

I'm sorry that I don't have more to say.  After a full day of that sort of intensity, I'm completely exhausted.  I'm going to finish writing this message and then go to bed.

It was a good day.



[Wait = here.]

28 comments:

  1. Hurray! I try to imagine what you're going through and I keep being overwhelmed. That you took the time to write anything at all is a sign of your great generosity.

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  2. Excellent news! So happy to hear this!

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    1. This doesn't take you off the hook of writing the guest blogger. Just saying.

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  3. so happy to hear this, dear Alison Pieps...regards to Brian for hangin' tough with you! xxoo

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  4. Rock on! So glad to hear it. Rest deeply and well!

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    1. Thank you, Elizabeth--I did have a solid night of sleep.

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  5. Great news!!!! So glad to hear this.

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  6. I am so, so happy to hear this! I hope you got some good solid sleep.

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    1. I did sleep. And today it's my birthday! For real!

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  7. A good day indeed! Here's to continued wellness and lots of rest.

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  8. Great news! Thanks for sharing updates like this.

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  9. More matzo ball soup on the way Monday. It's working!

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  10. What glorious news!

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  11. So glad for this update. You inspire me...and have since I was an undergrad at Vandy. Rest well.

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    1. I remember you from our Vanderbilt days back in the early 2000s. I hope you're well!

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  12. Is it the chemo, or those amazing-looking pies from your Thanksgiving post?! A little of both, I'm guessing. Very happy for you & your family!

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  13. I'm late to this party but so happy to hear this news. Brava!

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