Monthly Archives: September 2015

Half-way Point Lessons Learned

I’m half way through my chemotherapy treatment program. And, like any good PMP (project management professional), I figured now is a good time to do a quick analysis of what I’ve learned so far, what’s working, what isn’t, what wisdom … Continue reading

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Chemo – Round 2

It’s the day after my second round of chemo. Now I’m half way there. Two down, two to go. Eye on the prize. Because I knew what to expect, this round was less anxiety-inducing. I still took the Ativan, as … Continue reading

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How We Can Improve the Patient Experience

Earlier this week I had the privilege to speak to a leaders forum at the health authority I work for. Held semi-annually, these forums are the leaders, managers, directors, VPs and chiefs of the various clinical and administrative departments that … Continue reading

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I’m Shedding

Well, exactly two weeks to the day from my first chemo appointment and my hair started falling out. I am so glad I cut it all off the day after my first chemo session! It’s bad enough waking up with … Continue reading

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