Dodie Orlando
Dodie Orlando · Apr 29, 2015 at 11:30 am
Spring is Springing and So Are We!
Spring is Springing and So Are We!
Dodie with Dakota's (Gene's) sister Nina on Cayman BracLast mid-November, 2014, we left you aware of our plans. Now, all has been fulfilled!Nikki arrived on December 12 and Dan and Lauren on December ...
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Dodie Orlando · Nov 13, 2014 at 10:29 pm
Three-Month Cancer Check
Three-Month Cancer Check
Time flies! Before I give you a quick break-down of the last three-and-a-half months, you shall receive the most important piece immediately. Because of a laboratory mess up, it has taken 2 weeks to g...
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Dodie Orlando · Jul 26, 2014 at 7:08 pm
Moving Forward!
Moving Forward!
My mother and her fiance, Don. Taken at Mt. Rainier, WA by my sister, Dixie.Mom and Don departed for the North early Thursday morning, July 17. Dixie and Casey swung by around noon to say good-bye and...
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Dodie Orlando · Jul 24, 2014 at 10:12 am
Cancer Report Card Day!
Cancer Report Card Day!
Wednesday, July 16, was “Cancer Report Card Day.” We trooped into Dr. Lim’s waiting room at the appointed hour and proceeded to cause a serious seating shortage. My entourage filled seven o...
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Dodie Orlando · Jul 23, 2014 at 7:28 pm
Family Fun!
Family Fun!
The weekend after my transfusion and PET/CT scan were pretty sleepy. I had Neupogen injections on July 1, 8, and 14. I had not suffered flu-like symptoms previously, but with so many close together, m...
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Dodie Orlando · Jul 16, 2014 at 7:19 pm
EUREKA! REMISSION!!!!!!
EUREKA! REMISSION!!!!!!
Need I say more?Actually, we have already celebrated by eating out at the “Taste of India.” Since the Walla Walla family will be leaving for home tomorrow, they are heading over shortly to continu...
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Dodie Orlando · Jul 10, 2014 at 11:39 pm
Celebrate! Celebrate!
Celebrate! Celebrate!
Over the last couple of weeks, life has become all of the following: falling asleep, total exhaustion with the slightest exertion, shaking, staggering, and burning limbs. My weak, little Minnie Mouse ...
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Dodie Orlando · Jul 3, 2014 at 6:55 pm
Ceiling Fan Issue Resolved!
Ceiling Fan Issue Resolved!
Alyssa helped me ring the bellWe went into the office today and spoke with Christie, the apartment management person who went out of her way for us yesterday. She gave us permission to purchase ceilin...
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Dodie Orlando · Jul 2, 2014 at 9:41 pm
Yippee! My Last Chemo!
Yippee! My Last Chemo!
Dakota and me celebrating the last chemo!We just got home from our celebratory dinner at “Taste of India," a great place to eat in Reno. I had okra with a side of rice and red curry. It was deliciou...
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Dodie Orlando · Jun 25, 2014 at 6:16 pm
Disappointment Reigns
Disappointment Reigns
Beautiful Lake TahoeFatigue has been an issue this week. Although I am no longer eating gluten, and my blood work values haven’t been terribly low until today, I seem to be falling asleep much of th...
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