Re: [MOL] Monty [12910] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] Monty



Thanks for the update on you, you know old mother hen here would be sending a
message if you hadn't checked in........are you coing to the N.Y. Celebration?
Sure hope so would love to meet you.  Your friend, Lillian

John C. Montgomery wrote:

> Hi!  I am doing Okay, thanks for asking!  I went to the onc on July 10th
> (because he wanted me to decide whether to start chemo again or not since
> the malignancy from Dec. 1996 was still hanging around).  I think that I
> told both of you that once he told me to think about this, we cancelled a
> trip to Europe that was to have taken place July 20-Aug.5.  I just didn't
> want to be travelling with chemo hanging over my head.  Anyway, when I went
> back in (this time with my husband in tow) we had a LONG talk with the onc.
> The first thing that he did was to apologize to me for forgetting that the
> biopsy from Dec. 1996 was not clear and at that time we had decided not to
> do anything for awhile.  So, to make a long story short, we are doing
> NOTHING again!!  He said that there has been no change over the last year
> and a half, so until I have some sort of symptoms, he doesn't really want
> to treat me.  He feels that my immune system is strong at this point (or I
> guess things would be changing) and starting chemo against something that
> may not be necessary at this time would only weaken my immune system.  Does
> this make sense?
>
> So, we spent last week in Santa Fe, NM and had a wonderful time.  Hot but
> not as humid as it has been in Ohio this past week.  And, I figure that
> Monet's Garden will still be there next summer.  After our son's wedding on
> June 19, we may need a vacation!
>
> Joicy, did you say that you work in the library at Princeton Seminary?  Did
> I tell you that our son works at the Firestone Library there on Princeton's
> campus?  He is working there this summer (until he leaves for London on
> Aug. 3rd).  He has really appreciated the air-conditioning there this past
> week since his dorm is not cool.  One night when I called, he told me his
> entertainment for the evening was to sit around and watch his roommate
> sweat!  Sounds like fun?!?!?
>
> For some reason I am not able to get into Ross' MOL album website since we
> returned from NM.  I was able to see the pictures at the beginning but now
> all I get is a black page.  Can you send me the web address?  Maybe
> something has gone wrong with that.  I bookmarked the site, and I seem to
> get there, but I can't see anything but black.  I was really enjoying
> looking at his updates from day to day.
>
> Mary Ann
>
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