Tagged with prednisone


Zeus and his fellow gods and goddesses on Mt. Olympus must really be Greecing the skids for me.  It seems every time I’m ordered to spend weeks off my feet, Zeus sends his special spectacle to the rescue!  Back in 1988, I went into preterm labor with Mychaela and was put on bed rest for eight weeks, … Continue reading

Yo Ho

Ahoy, me hearties! Fer all ye land lubbers’ information, I went under t’ cat o’ nine tails n’ got me poxed port side eye fixed.  Me cap’n, Dr. K, n’ her crew did a great job n’ now aft me surgery, me eye can clearly see sails on t’ horizon.  Arrrr.  Shiver me timbers ~ blimey! … Continue reading

The Eyes Have It

 Have you ever tried to see through Vaseline?  I have 🙂  My eyes have been taken hostage by Graft vs. Host Disease and in addition to that, TDVPHCCIBP – The Dreaded ‘Vitamin P’ (Prednisone) Has Caused Cataracts In Both Peepers.  My newest team member, Dr. S3 diagnosed me with multiple cataracts and told me that I … Continue reading


bad-ass-er-y  [bad-as-ur-ree] noun 1.  the art of behaving so exceptionally as to be mind blowing synonym:  ultra-coolery antonym:  douche baggery —————————————————————————————————————————- I have been surrounded by supreme badassery as of late and I want to share my good fortune with my dear readers 🙂 —————————————————————————————————————————- At last Saturday’s USC football game, the former Trojan volleyball … Continue reading

Funnery with a Sharpie

Here’s some recent newsery and updates on my brawl: Dr. Fantastic took me off Prednisone at my last appointmentation with him!  He had a great discriptivious way of announcing it 🙂  MNILTCCABB – Now Maybe I’ll Lose The Chipmunk Cheekery And Buddha Bellyness.   Last week, Todd and I took a little road trippage up … Continue reading

Miss MedAmerica Pageant

In my spare time I decided to play around a little with all my pill bottles… You probably already think I’m somewhat of a freak, but after watching this production, I’m certain you’ll think I’m a Super Freak 🙂  Grab some popcorn, Milk Duds, Jujubes, Raisinets, Junior Mints, Skittles, Dots, and/or M & M’s, sit … Continue reading

It’s True… (what they say about blondes)

It’s true.  What they say about blondes.  It’s definitely true.  It’s enormously more fun, even with having to surrender a few IQ points.  (I have already slid down the scale with my chemo brain, so it’s a win-win) 🙂 Danny, my expert hair director for the past 25 years, recently worked a little magic on … Continue reading

Bad Ass or Blows?

My Over-The-Top Loving Family – BAD ASS in the most awe-inspiring way Having 12 Doctors Working to Heal Me – BAD ASS in the most stellar way Waking Up to the Joys of the Newest Prednisone Side Effect:  Mouth Ulcers Covering the Inside of My Cheeks – BLOWS in the most f-ed up, merciless way … Continue reading

Fevered Trifecta

After a relaxo Sunday, I woke up on Labor Day Monday with the chills – exactly what my new doc, Dr. P, of City of Hope told us was the worst possible thing for me at this time.  We headed to the Hoag Cancer Center for AFBT (Another F-ing Blood Test) and possible transfusions early … Continue reading