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The State of the Meerkat: Out of the Fire and Onto the Chafing Dish

This has been a busy week.  When last we saw our intrepid meerkat, she was heading in to meet with the oncology specialist, who had all of her lab work and test results, and was ready to sit down and discuss What Next.  That was Monday. I’ll spare you the hour and a half, complete …

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The State of the Meerkat: 8 Weeks Gone

After the surgery to remove Slimer, I was told that I’d  start to feel normal again around the eight week mark. What they didn’t tell me was that this would be  the “new” normal. Yeah, I’m getting better. Life has resumed – day-job, mild socializing, wearing jeans (this was a BIG deal, people!  I’d been …

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A Brief Update

Earlier this week I had the surgical staples removed from the incision (to remove the tumor),  and replaced with (too flimsy to my eyes) surgical tape, a week ahead of schedule.  That part of things is healing “perfectly,” in the  surgeon’s evaluation.  So I’m starting to return (slooowly) to full activity. This does not, unfortunately, …

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