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    So PET scan, CAT scan done. Why no DOG scan? ...

    So PET scan, CAT scan done. Why no DOG scan?

    Finally some good news. :D The metastasize in her liver is gone, vanished, deleted, missing, MIA ... gone.

    The tumor on her colon is the same size...
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    But as cyclists we use the color of the pee test....

    But as cyclists we use the color of the pee test. Problem is on organized rides it's blue.

    Thai Kitchen instant soups are good. Takes only a couple of minutes to cook. Can be endlessly doctored;...
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    Thanks. Session 7 now done. 1 more to go!...

    Thanks. Session 7 now done. 1 more to go! Tomorrow she should start back on the upswing. Cancer and chemo both suck but we are learning coping strategies. For instance it took a while to figure out...
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    Thanks. Chemo is not much fun. By a few days...

    Thanks. Chemo is not much fun. By a few days before the next treatment knott feels almost good enough to take a bike ride but the neuropothy makes her nervous about control. Wondering if anyone else...
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    Knock knock Who’s there? Tumor. Tumor...

    Knock knock

    Who’s there?

    Tumor.

    Tumor who?

    Tumor treatments.
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    I think Knott’s scientific bent helps. Like you...

    I think Knott’s scientific bent helps. Like you she jounals medications which helps her keep track of when she takes them. There are so many. Timing is important to avoid over or under dosing.
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    Knott was very concerned about nausea. Her nurses...

    Knott was very concerned about nausea. Her nurses said of the anti nausea meds to take them at the first sign of anything, really anthing feeling odd. So she took them on schedule then gradually...
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    Thanks. Day 4 and 5 were supposed to be the worst...

    Thanks. Day 4 and 5 were supposed to be the worst but she actually did well. Her appetite came roaring back. I made posole made with some local happy pigs. Well, they were happy up to a point in...
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    First chemo treatment today and so far is kinda...

    First chemo treatment today and so far is kinda boring. But boring is good.
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    I don’t really get strategy of basket ball. It...

    I don’t really get strategy of basket ball. It seems just run ... dunk ... run ... dunk. I know there’s much more to it. But I “get” football somewhat. Today though I listned to This American Life...
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    Normally I watch football while riding indoors....

    Normally I watch football while riding indoors. Hear me out on this, it’s perfect. You do a fast regular pace during the game, then sprint during all the ads. It’s near perfect HIT. I’m not a big fan...
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    Spotify to the rescue; dozens of play lists. I’m...

    Spotify to the rescue; dozens of play lists. I’m starting a playlist for my rides. On Spotify you are welcome to add your faves to my list;

    Knott Dead Yet I love booty, out spin colon cancer
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    Thanks. Gosh us too. We’re hoping they choose to...

    Thanks. Gosh us too. We’re hoping they choose to use immunotherapy. Since her oncologist is one of the leading researchers in that field could be. We’ll know more today.

    Back to biking; it’s very...
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    Days are getting shorter, trails are icy ......

    Days are getting shorter, trails are icy ... it’ll be good to be inside and keep me near the patient.

    Now to figure out if I have all the parts. :)
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    I am not mechanical at all. Putting my new...

    I am not mechanical at all. Putting my new Cycleops indoor bike trainer together (Happy Hannukah to meeeee) is a challenge. But so cool to have one again. This will allow me a bit of a work out.
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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    Knott’s a milk chocolate fan. I’ll look into that...

    Knott’s a milk chocolate fan. I’ll look into that one. We love Theo’s.

    I know that doctors get time off. But couldn’t they get up from Thanksgiving dinner or football and read her tests?

    We...
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    So tomorrow is a PET scan. This is a test to see...

    So tomorrow is a PET scan. This is a test to see if there are any other bad guys in there other than the gut and if so where and what size etc. To prep for this she needed a whole day no exercise and...
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    We’re doing our best. She beat cancer before...

    We’re doing our best. She beat cancer before (melanoma). So in her words, going for the collection. :confused:
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    Thanks all. Yes she is swell. We’re taking this...

    Thanks all. Yes she is swell. We’re taking this adventure step by step. It really teaches you to enjoy the time you have.

    If you’re 50 or older get a colonoscopy. Really not that bad. There are...
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    Bumping this because ... sad to say but Knott’s...

    Bumping this because ... sad to say but Knott’s been diagnosed with colon cancer. If we’re able, we plan on doing this AND Mercer Island 5k. Both benefit the cause.
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