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Posts Tagged ‘cancer

Bitter News from Japan

Friday, 28 September 2007

I got wind of it just yesterday evening: Pakde Mo’s liver cancer couldn’t be removed. It has now spread to his right liver lobe and even to his lungs, so his doctors wouldn’t step further into a surgery. He will undergo chemotherapy and TACE – two rather painful treatment method – instead. Pakde Mo is […]

News from the Frontlines #9

Sunday, 15 April 2007

Sat, 04/14, around 04.00 pm. I called to Japan from Pondok Indah Mal 2 with Miss D on my side. She told me these things: Pop is okay. All of his IV drips has been removed, including the latest removal of blood plasma IV drip. The MP3 player which I gave her hasn’t been used […]

We Have Lift-off!

Monday, 2 April 2007

Last night the airport became a family gathering spot for the Siswamartanas. Nearly all of my father’s 9 sisters & brothers sent some of their family members to see my parents off. We were like the troupΓ©e of some hajj pilgrim with so many people escorting my parents. *grin* My immediate family and my father’s […]

All Good to Go

Saturday, 31 March 2007

Eveything is finally set for my parent’s plan to go to Japan. All of the hurdles are overcome – or at least we think so. The chess pieces have been laid out, the plan has been laid out, and the strategy has been pored over and over. The battle plan is now entering its point […]