Author Archives: Olen Rambow

About Olen Rambow

Teacher. Writer. Erstwhile applied physicist and mathematician.

Being Students Together

The summer has gone well for us. We attended Cathy’s brother’s wedding in China back in June. Then I made the drive from Houston to New Jersey with my dad and brother to help my brother move to Princeton, where … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

A whole semester has passed since my last update, and I have lots of wonderful news to share. Cathy went in to MD Anderson two weeks ago for her first check-up since she finished her radiation treatment on December 30th. … Continue reading

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Entering 2011

My last update focused on our recent travails–specifically, Cathy’s car accident and our persistent harassment at the hands of a professional intimidator. Since then, our car has been repaired, and it seems to be running almost as well as it … Continue reading

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Cling to Joy

  On Monday morning, Cathy was driving to MD Anderson for her radiation treatment when she was broadsided by an SUV at an intersection. Fortunately, Cathy was not injured, but our car was damaged beyond drivability. Cathy is certain that … Continue reading

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Radiation and Parents

Yesterday (Tuesday, Nov 9), we went in to get everything set up for Cathy’s radiation treatment. She had some blood work done and had a physical therapy session. After that, she went to the radiation department, where they made a mold … Continue reading

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Home from Surgery

Cathy was released from the hospital on Saturday afternoon (Oct 9). The surgeon said that the operation went well. He removed the primary tumor and the lymph nodes from her left side. She now has a drainage tube coming out … Continue reading

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Surgery Scheduled for Friday (October 8th)

Cathy’s surgery has been scheduled for this Friday, October 8th. Last week, she went in for a consultation with the surgeon, and she also had another ultrasound to re-evaluate the status of the tumor. The ultrasound showed that the tumor … Continue reading

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