Monthly Review: Apr 2021

Answered Prayers & Praises Fully Vaccinated (Pfizer) 4/6, 4/28 – 1st – sore arm; 2nd – COVID arm 1st Post-Treatment Ultrasound, Mammogram confirms decreased size – 4/15 Clean Abdominal CT Scan – 4/20 Oncologist pleased with progress. Follow-up every bimonthly v monthly – 4/28 Company Bonus Payout – 4/28 Reading the Word via Bible ProjectContinue reading “Monthly Review: Apr 2021”

Healthcare Costs 2.0

Time for an update on my healthcare costs. Here is the breakdown Total Cost Patient Cost Exam & Scan  $          113,727.65  $             11,193.37 Medications  $            89,816.28  $               3,547.73 Dr Visit  $              4,108.61  $               1,646.07 Bloodwork  $              1,985.47  $                  119.91 Medical Equipment  $               1,635.61 Immunizations  $                         –    $                          –   Grand Total  $          209,638.01  $             18,142.69 AsContinue reading “Healthcare Costs 2.0”

Monthly Review: Mar 2021

Answered Prayers & Praises 1st Post-Treatment PET Scan – 3/22 Family Vaccines: Parents and Sister fully vaccinated – 3/24 Visible Breast Tumor Shrinkage Confirmed with PET Scan. SUV (standardized uptake value) reduced from 20 to 4. No visible spots in bones or lymph nodes – 3/31 Reading the Word via Bible Project app – 3/31Continue reading “Monthly Review: Mar 2021”

Monthly Review: Feb 2021

Answered Prayers & Praises Mom safe drive back to Fresno – 2/8 First Day Back to Work – 2/16 Family Vaccines: Dad 1st – 2/12, Grandma 2nd – 2/19, Mom 1st – 2/24 Filed Tax Return – 2/27 Visible Tumor Shrinkage – 2/28 Reading the Word via Bible Project app – 2/28 No side effects-to-dateContinue reading “Monthly Review: Feb 2021”

Monthly Review: Jan 2021

Answered Prayers & Praises Joined Be The Bridge FaceBook Group – 1/9/2021 Insurance Medication Issue Resolved – 1/19/2021 Visible Tumor Shrinkage – 1/31/2021 Reading the Word via Bible Project app – 1/31/2021 No side effects-to-date – 1/31/2021 Recommendations on what to read, watch, learn or do next? Any of the stuff I’ve done this monthContinue reading “Monthly Review: Jan 2021”

Pre-Existing Conditions

I’ve encountered my first experience with pre-existing conditions. On Feb 14th, I will have used up the short-term disability insurance coverage and should switch over to long-term disability coverage. Although I didn’t start medical leave until November, I was diagnosed 2 weeks prior to the start of the insurance coverage in October. I am stillContinue reading “Pre-Existing Conditions”

Thanksgiving 2020

2020 has been an emotional year for all and my life especially the past few months have been filled with uncertainty and turmoil. When I reflect back upon this year, there are many things to praise and many things to grieve. 22 The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;[a]    his mercies never come to an end;23 they are new everyContinue reading “Thanksgiving 2020”