Welcome to To the Moon and Back, a shared diary of one couple’s journey with melanoma. This diary will show both perspectives of the journey, Rich’s perspective as the husband/patient and Lynn’s perspective as the wife/caregiver. We hope that what we share will be of interest to other couples who have embarked on similar unplanned journeys, whether it be melanoma, other cancers, or any serious illness.
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All right, the picture here is of me and our new family member, Jayden. Jayden is a Serama chicken. Lynn raised her from an egg and she follows Lynn around constantly. I think that Jayden sees Lynn as her mother … Continue reading
I’m going to finish my post from yesterday, discussing some non-melanoma things that are on my mind. First, though, I should mention again that Lynn and I are meeting with my oncologist via telehealth (video) call this afternoon to learn … Continue reading
I usually try to think of a theme for my posts here, but I have so many thoughts running around my head these days that it’s hard to focus on one. I also try to think of something positive to … Continue reading
I just received a phone call from someone doing a survey for melanoma research. I apologize if the name of the research study escapes me, it was short phone call. The woman on the phone asked me if I had … Continue reading
Lynn and I have been self-isolating for 15 days now. This means that we have not gone to the store, we have not visited friends or family, we have not had friends and family visit us, we have not gotten … Continue reading