Monthly Archives: January 2013

Lupus Walk Committee

French Word of the Day: violet (vee-oh-lay)- purple My chemo session is officially February 13th, but I have been reassured that this will in no way affect my Lady Gaga concert experience that night.  This is really more relevant for … Continue reading

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Scheduling Appointments

French Word of the Day: incommode (awn-co-mode)- inconvenient Because (clearly) I’m trying to use all my vacation days for 2013 before the end of January, I had another doctor’s appointment today. My chemo sessions are going to be a bit … Continue reading

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Drop ‘Em

French Word of the Day: la fesse (la fess)- buttocks I’m sure you’re all looking at the word of the day and thinking, “Meghan, what?!”  You now understand how I felt when the nurse came into my exam room with … Continue reading

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A Change in Medication

French Word(s) of the Day: la stérilité (la stare-ill-ee-tay)- sterility After my fabulous, late-night fiascos, my doctor has decided that CellCept is a bad idea.  Apparently, getting sick every night isn’t good for you.  Who knew? I stopped taking it, … Continue reading

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The Perfect Kale Chips

French Word(s) of the Day: le chou frisé (lay shoe free-zay)- kale Rocio and I have been trying to perfect kale chips since basically the first time we ever tried out our oven, and tonight we had success!  I’m not going … Continue reading

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Week One

French Word(s) of the Day: plus tard (plew tard)- later Thanks for the kind words, everyone!  This blog is intended to keep everyone curious informed.  If anyone asks how I’m doing, please feel free to send them this link.  They’ll … Continue reading

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Biopsy Final Results

French Word(s) of the Day: les maladies auto-immunes (lay mal eh dee oh tow ee mun)- auto immune diseases Many people think lupus is Latin for “wolf,” but the actual translation is “complete and utter confusion.”  It’s appropriately named, as … Continue reading

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