Friday 18th April 2014,
The Liz Army

Browsing the "health" Tag

The cat at my gym.

Back on the exercise wagon, for reals this time

I’ve always loved this Henry Rollins quote, Keep your blood clean, your body lean, and your mind sharp. As a long-time straight edger, it’s been easy to keep my blood “clean”. I don’t smoke. I don’t drink. I don’t do [...]

August 7, 2012 Surviving
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Not a pretty sight

I have long held the belief that New Year Resolutions were stupid, because if you really want to do something, why let the year you begin hold you back? I am now going against that belief because, for some reason, [...]

January 3, 2012 Surviving
No words to describe

No words to describe

Getting married during cancer treatment I am up late tonight. I’m getting married in almost a week and I need to think about what I will write for my wedding vows. It is hard to think of something to say [...]

September 25, 2010 In Treatment
My bike and Brett's bike

Kicking my own ass

Uggh. I’ve come to the realization that it is time for me to return to a some-what normal exercise routine. While I have lost about 12 lbs. since all this brain cancer business began, I have also lost almost all [...]

September 13, 2009 In Treatment
Oral chemotherapy

Oral chemotherapy

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August 5, 2009 In Treatment
Liz and Brett, as of May 8

Liz and Brett, as of May 8

Dear friends, It has been a long while since we last communicated with The Liz Army. Please accept our apologies. Since we last wrote, the following things happened: Health updateLiz completed two months (each round = 5 days) of her [...]

May 8, 2009 In Treatment
What my mom thinks

What my mom thinks

My mom writes: I was feeling so guilty about whether or not I was a good mom … Not being around as much as I should be. But I am what I am–what can I do? I love you deeply [...]

October 30, 2008 Newly Diagnosed
Oh yeah, I have brain cancer

Oh yeah, I have brain cancer

It’s hard not to remember that I have brain cancer. I will be watching a movie and I will suddenly remember, “Oh yeah, I have brain cancer.” I’ll get a call from a friend and after a few minutes of [...]

October 27, 2008 Newly Diagnosed
Relax, Liz

Relax, Liz

I know something that no one in else in my personal life knows (unless this is the once in a year chance that someone finds and reads my blog): the lesion in my left parietal lobe has grown. Until now [...]

September 12, 2008 Newly Diagnosed
College withdrawl letter

College withdrawl letter

Mr. Miguel MolinaAdmissions and RecordsCalifornia State University, Sacramento6000 J StreetSacramento, CA 95819Date 8/16/08 Dear Mr. Molina, Until recently, I had planned to attend California State University, Sacramento, as a transfer student in the fall of 2008. In late July I [...]

August 16, 2008 Newly Diagnosed