November 30, 2017: Three Hundred Days

One year ago today, Matt started whole brain radiation in an effort to treat, or stall, or slow the growth of a tumor that had spread all throughout his brain. It was the first time he’d done anything to treat or stall or slow of the growth of his disease since September 6th, when he … Continue reading November 30, 2017: Three Hundred Days

November 29, 2017: Unfit and Unqualified

Matt and I had a full schedule at Columbia on November 29, 2017, the prep day before the official start of whole brain radiation. We had a MRI scheduled, followed by an appointment with our neuro-oncologist, followed by a radiation simulation—comparable (the way I understood it) to a dry run of the actual radiation. We … Continue reading November 29, 2017: Unfit and Unqualified