SEVENTH INNING STRETCH
He commented that the third group were the most likely to successfully survive the
challenges of this disease.
exceptional - in all sorts of very special ways. From a bunch of you checking in
periodically and allowing me to vent a bit - to others who helped me think about
options, to a great group of medical personnel. Gratitude is an over used word but don't
ever think that I am not enormously grateful for all of those things and more.
faith communities intercessing in my behalf. Even if you do not believe in a God, those
actions help the patient center on healing.
but at this point, I want to offer my sincerest form of thanks to all of you who have
helped me through this. Cancer is sneaky. So getting out of the woods takes a couple of
steps. The monitor you closely for about two years. If things go well they decrease
that monitoring for three more. Finally, at five years you go back into the
general population - at least for this disease.
whether this very good news continues, we want to be back for a slightly longer
term in the Summer and then again in the Fall for an extended period.