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Chris Carr

This blog is for anyone who has to undergo a stem cell transplant, is fighting Hodgkins Lymphoma or being offered a clinical trial. I try to offer my perspective on the disease and how to deal with it while sharing aspects of my life that I try to keep as normal as possible.
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Haters by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I feel compelled to follow up on my last post because the more I think about it, the more it compels me to write about this sick, deranged, and ignorant person.  Of course ... Read on »
Interesting... by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Not sure how to start this one...  Maybe I'll just copy and paste this latest comment by an obvious "fan" lol Hah ha :-) you parasitic piece of shit! Have you done anyt ... Read on »
Positive vibes by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Getting ready to crash, feeling blessed and wanted to share.  I'm so grateful the Nivolumab seems to be working.  I'm so encouraged by what's happening in terms of researc ... Read on »
Cha Cha Cha changes... by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Well, after a brief bout of self doubt, I think I'm ready to bust out of my shell.  Amazingly, it took an unbelievably horrible week down in Florida to make me realize tha ... Read on »
How to Live... by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I haven't done any research and probably need to speak to a therapist but as weird as it sounds, I'm having difficulty switching gears from thinking "this could be it" to th ... Read on »
Round 3 Nivolumab, so far so good! by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Well, I had my third infusion on Monday and I continue to feel relatively well happy to say!  This is by far the easiest drug I've been on since I started this crazy journ ... Read on »
Blowing off some steam by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Well, I started this blog to document my experiences trying to survive cancer.  I don't think there's a whole lot I haven't talked about on here except for my personal lif ... Read on »
New Hope Nivolumab by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Well, I started my new clinical trial last week, an immuno-therapy drug called Nivolumab.  It doesn't actually treat the cancer, it treats my immune system.  I don't under ... Read on »
Need to vent... by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Well, it's been a while since I've posted and as I sit here in my room, my back aching as it's been all day, I thought I would take this opportunity to let off some steam ... Read on »
On my own... by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Tonight I go to sleep without taking the two pills per night I've been taking for the last three years that have basically kept me alive. It hasn't hit me yet or maybe I'm ... Read on »
I'm back... by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer And,not coincidentally, the cancer has returned as well. I told myself I need to start writing again as it's a great de-stresser and an easy way to possibly help people who ... Read on »
Keep on moving... by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer That's been my edict ever since I've been feeling better over the last few weeks!  My feet have finally shrunk back to their normal size although I still have some edema l ... Read on »
Cankles by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Hello remaining readers, haven't written in a while, feeling the need to vent so what a better way than to release my frustrations into the blogosphere.... Life overall ... Read on »
Nicoles Blog Address by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Hello again, I finally put out the rough but functional outline for what will be Nicole's donation/progress blog.  You can find it at nicolesangels.blogspot.com  Thank ... Read on »
Quick catch up, Nicole by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Hello there, to whoever is interested in this blog, I sincerely apologize for not keeping it up to date.  Life has been difficult over the last several months and I think ... Read on »
Hard Times by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Well, I'm forcing myself to write tonight because I know it's been way too long and some family members have reminded me of that recently.  I guess you could say that the ... Read on »
Quick update by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer So I just wanted to update on everybody's condition including my own.  My sister is still going through a rough road.  It seems as if the establishment has given up on her ... Read on »
Sometimes it's difficult... by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Here I am again, unable to sleep, the usual culprit my back raging out...  I've gotten pretty good at figuring out how to mitigate the crazy stabbing/radiating pain that I ... Read on »
Back from the Abyss by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Hello everyone.  I was just notified today from someone who follows this that it's been three months since I last wrote, sorry.  It's been a whirlwind of emotions and ups ... Read on »
Learning how to cope... by Chris Carr Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Hello Everyone, I've been meaning to post but just haven't been able to come up with the words... To put it mildly, the last few weeks have been rough. Nicole finally g ... Read on »