12 posts categorized "Prostate Cancer"


Mahina's Journey - Doctor Visit

“Your problem is how you are going to spend this one and precious life you have been issued. Whether you're going to spend it trying to look good and creating the illusion that you have

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Mahina's Journey - Sleepy, Sleepy, Sleepy

The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to.       ~F. Scott Fitzgerald

March 2012 – In November 2011, I went back on hormone therapy to stunt the growth of the

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Mahina's Journey - Colonoscopy

People pay the doctor for his trouble; for his kindness they still remain in his debt.      Seneca                    

February 21, 2012 - During my most recent visit with Dr. Zusman, we had discussed if I should have

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Mahina's Journey - PSA Testing

Do not be afraid of tomorrow; for God is already there.                        Author Unknown

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Mahina's Journey - Living with Incontinence

“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”                            Albert Einstein

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Mahina's Journey - Golfing with John

"Of all the hazards, fear is the worst."                                                     Sam Snead

Living with cancer, is like waiting for the other shoe to drop.

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Mahina's Journey - Looking Back to January 09

Out here – it’s just you and the ball”                                                                                       Mike Weir

 January 09 – On Monday, January 4 I had received 7 radiation treatments. We meet with Dr. Hung after my treatment (as we would each week.) This was our first meeting since I had started

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Mahina's Journey - Next Step of Treatment

"Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid or tremble at them, for the LORD your God is the one who goes with you. He will not fail you or forsake you."       Duet. 31 -6

 November 2008 – I was feeling good after my surgery. My catheter was out and I was having little incontinence, my strength was returning and I had been able to spend a week each with my  

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Mahina's Journey - Reflections on Surgery

“Of all the hazards, fear is the worst.”                                                   Sam Snead

On Monday, October 24, 2011, I received the news that although my PSA level (a measure of prostate cancer in your system) was rising at an aggressive level it had not metastasized in my

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I reached out and touched

"Out of difficulties grow miracles."                                   Jean De La  Bruyere

 The article about prostate cancer and my fight against it came out in the Bend Bulletin on Thursday, September 1. (To read article click here). On the drive home I received a

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