Rantings and Ramblings

I haven’t written a post in a while. After the LLS fundraising competition I truly needed a break from writing and putting myself out there. While it was so rewarding to do something so good, it was definitely tiring (I still haven’t had a chance to send thank you’s to all the wonderful people who donated). Now that it has been a couple of weeks I have had time to rest, recharge, and focus on myself a little more.

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Let Maintenance Begin

My first round of maintenance therapy began on Tuesday. This is a big milestone but also just another small step toward getting back to normal-ish.

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Cheers!

You’re going to want to read this!!

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Put One Foot in Front of the Other

This last week has been a busy blur. At least busy for covid standards. I started round 8 of treatment and this began the start of my new chemotherapy.

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December 1st

It’s the last month of 2020. It’s hard to believe that this year is almost over. It has felt like the longest year of my life and yet it has flown by. So much has happened I can’t even begin to muddle through it all.

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There Are No Words

It has been a while since I have written a blog post. To be honest, I’m not even sure if I’ll finish this one. I’ve had writers block these last two months and with my parents and Luke’s family here I really just wanted to be present while I had them around.

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CNS Phase complete!

I haven’t updated a whole bunch on my blog lately because the CNS phase of treatment was definitely rougher on me than I anticipated.

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A Year feels like a Lifetime

A year ago today I graduated from pharmacy school and became Doctor Lindey Coates. It really feels like a whole lifetime has passed since that momentous moment. Continue reading “A Year feels like a Lifetime”

An Update on Luke and Why Pets are Perfection

Coming home last night after Luke got admitted was hard. We found out from the MRI yesterday that he has a compression fracture in his lumbar spine and fractures along his pelvis. Continue reading “An Update on Luke and Why Pets are Perfection”

Getting Back to Normal-ish

I apologize for not posting any updates in the new year, but Luke and I have been keeping busy! Continue reading “Getting Back to Normal-ish”