Saturday, November 20, 2010


Since you can get shingles when your immune system is low from chemo, and since a friend of mine has it and really suffers, I'm going to look into the vaccine.

I did. Now my surgeon's going to look into the vaccine. Basically, as a gen x person, I still belong to the group -- like boomers -- that went out to play with a friend who had chicken pox in order to get it; these pox buddies were more or less carefully chosen based on the severity of the pox and relative ages -- so I did have chicken pox, through Ann Lauterjung (sp? gosh -- she was one of my best friends --). So did my younger sister (later of course). My parents had it and ...

boredom sets in...

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