So the news is back from the scan, and it's not good. Spread at hip and femur, new tumors on chest and collarbone, and I lit up in the spine and liver. That's a fair amount of progression for 5 months. So my timeline has been shortened quite a bit from what we had hoped for. We knew the cancer was aggressive, but we weren't sure what exactly that meant in terms of time.
Now we have a better idea, even though we don't like the answer. From the sound of it, Dr. Bouncy wasn't liking it, either - I think he was hopeful, too.
I never seem to beat the odds in the right direction.
So. Nothing brilliant to say at the moment - I haven't had time to process it all. Not that there's necessarily much brilliant to say after processing, either. Pretty much what there was to say before the bad news: