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Where was Atomic Skunk? 

So where was I for the last seven years or so? Funny you should ask…… You may or may not know that I was diagnosed with a brain tumor back in 2001, I’ve had 3 brain surgeries (so far), did chemotherapy, radiation and went through a few different clinical trials. I am blessed to be under the care of some of the finest doctors in the world at UCSF and there has been no growth to my tumor for the last 3 years, for which I am incredibly grateful. The flip side of being the recipient of all this incredible…

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Mr. Skunk's Wild Ride 



        

  Wow. What a week I had. I apologize for the length of this post, but I want to get these thoughts down before they slip away forever down the memory hole. FIrst of all, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you to all my wonderful friends and family for the prayers and healing vibes and good wishes you sent my way, it was wonderful to have that kind of support and love from the people I know and love surrounding me during a challenging time. In addition to that, my mind was…

Brain Surgery 



        

  Dear Friends,

This week I'll be undergoing brain surgery at UCSF in San Francisco. Some of you know this, although most of you don't......

Almost 10 years ago, I was diagnosed with a low grade (slow growing) brain tumor in my right frontal lobe, known as an Oligoastrocytoma. I had surgery in January, 2001. In 2004-2005 I did about 14 months of chemotherapy after my docs had noticed a slight change on my MRI. This past March I went in for my annual MRI and the docs again noticed a change…

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