Author Archives: Tim Farrell

Cancerboy Chronicles: Good news. Bad news. Again…

Good news: the two tumors in my liver, aka Larry and Curly, have continued to shrink. Bad news: Moe, the one on my pancreas, got slightly bigger. I will start my 4th different chemo protocol next week. Onward…#cancersucks #pnet #onward

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Cancerboy Chronicles: MRI results

To all the Ships at Sea who give a rats ass about this sort of thing: Had an MRI late last week. Today I got the results. Larry & Curly and two troublesome lymph nodes have seen a decent reduction … Continue reading

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Cancerboy Chronicles: Started chemo again…

Cancerboy Chronicles: Started chemo again two weeks ago. It has kicked the shit out of me. I now have a week off. …Be nice to Sue, she deserves a fucking medal. This cancer stuff really sucks over the long haul… … Continue reading

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Cancerboy Chronicles: No Drama Edition

A couple of weeks ago marked a year since I got my cancer diagnosis. I didn’t mention it for a few reasons. First it’s not something to celebrate. Second, it’s meaningless knowing I’d been carrying these tumors around for who-knows-how-long. … Continue reading

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“Enjoy every sandwich.” – Warren Zevon

Dear friends, There is no easy way to say this, so here goes… I have been diagnosed with cancer. Without going into details, it’s the kind you never know about until it is too late. I am in for the … Continue reading

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Coming up on a Year…

  Almost a year since I’ve posted anything here. I’m not surprised. I question the value of a blog if you don’t have a specific topic to keep hammering at. Regardless, I enter this post anyway in order to blow … Continue reading

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Cottage cheese soufflé pancakes…

Cottage cheese pancakes & friends at Chez Tim. Cottage cheese, a little flour, egg yolks, walnuts, some salt some sugar and egg whites beat until stiff folded in. It makes for very light and fluffy pancakes. The opposite of belly … Continue reading

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Chicken Soup…

In all the years I’ve puttered around in the kitchen I’d never made chicken soup, until today.  I had some left over uncooked chicken part in the ‘fridge that I was not sure what to do with, so I went … Continue reading

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Brandied “Pumpkin” Pie…

I have longed for the taste of pumpkin pie, but all those recipes, made with the usual suspects like canned pumpkin, condensed milk, etc., never did it for me.  This recipe, made from roasted butternut squash, is exactly what I … Continue reading

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