Monthly Archives: May 2014

2014-05-20: everything changes


TL;DR: I had bad news at the oncologist.  A rather simplistic estimate of survival is 1 year > 90%, 1.5 years > 80%, 2 years > 60%, all assuming my insurance covers the new treatment.  As before, there will likely … Continue reading

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Pearls Before Swine – a reflection on life


My favorite comic strip that can actually get printed in a mainstream newspaper is Pearls Before Swine. http://www.gocomics.com/pearlsbeforeswine A little while after I was diagnosed, my wife bought books of all the Pearls Before Swine cartoons. We both find this … Continue reading

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