Jennifer Coy · March 17
Bad News

My tumor markers from my most recent check-up shot way up. They more than doubled. That tells us the Afinitor isn't working now. So I had an abdominal CT scan on Wednesday. My previous scan in December showed tumors occupying around 15% of my liver....
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Jennifer Coy · February 8
February Already!

Oh so much to tell!   My company closed for the week between Christmas and New Year's as we had another record breaking year of growth.  So I hopped on the web and found a wonderful discount on a package to Oahu, Hawaii.  It was my fir...
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Jennifer Coy · December 6
Test Results are In! Drumroll Please...

Insert sound effect:  WHAA-WHAa-WHaa-whaaaaaaThe disease in my bones shows some improvement while the disease in my liver continues worsening. This is why I am not bouncing back and feeling weaker. My doctor is working on getting approvals for m...
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Jennifer Coy · November 15
Halavan working?

The Halavan protocol seems to be working. My tumor markers are down (not immesurable, just lower) for the first time since they started spiking in May/June. Also, my doctor couldn't detect my liver by touch -- both good signs. So I am half way throug...
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Jennifer Coy · October 18
Biopsy Results


Getting a liver biopsy was a bit of a longshot.  People who have chronic cancer treatments also have tumors that are learning to adapt to treatments so that they can continue growing and spreading.  Just my luck, even my tumors like to stud...
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Jennifer Coy · October 3
He Ate My Liver with Fava Beans


If given a choice between a liver biopsy and say a root canal ... I'd go for the dental work. The procedure itself isn't the worst pain ever (childbirth no drugs) yet it isn't pain free or a walk in the park. You must be awake the entire time as brea...
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Jennifer Coy · September 27
And The Hits Just Keep on Coming


This is a photo from my 40th birthday party. A bit over a week ago, this dear family friend Michael Francks passed away suddenly. Life is fragile. Some of us are acutely aware even moment to moment. And still, loss is never easy. I've been having lot...
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Jennifer Coy · September 22
Lordy, Lordy, Look Who's Fourty!


As most of you know, I turned 40 last month. It was a fantastic birthday. My sister asked me to put together a birthday gift wish list. Mine was: Sing me a song, give me a favorite photo, share a favorite story or memory of us, make a donation to MyL...
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Jennifer Coy · August 4
Huh.


The wedding in Santa Fe was gorgeous. It was very small and the weather and setting couldn't have been more perfect. Olivia and I stayed at the Inn and Spa at Loretto, flew and took taxi's, and walked. My aunt and uncle took the train in from Albuque...
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Jennifer Coy · July 14
May I Escort You to Your Table, Ms. Coy?

Photo by Laura McGeeThis year our summer vacation took us to Spain, Portugal, St. Malo France, and London. It was wonderful. The Mediterranean Sea continues to be my favorite water and beaches of anywhere I have been. We also took a cruise rather tha...
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