Wednesday, August 25, 2010

More Fame!

Hey all! I was notified that my blog was judged to be one of the top cancer blogs of 2010 (award on right). I want to thank the annonymous person who nominated me. I just want to say, this award is for you, my fans. Without your encouragement, support, love, devotion, thoughtfullness, well wishes, smiles, gifts of charity, humorous quotes, etc... I wouldn't be standing here in front of you today. (Pause for applause).

I just want you all to know that because of your support, I feel that we all have Leukemia and are going through this together! (that came out wrong, but you know what I mean.)

I have recently discovered many secrets of life through my journey and I am going to share them with you right now. The first and most important is that you must ALWAYS........ (music starts up letting me know my time is done, then cut to Old Spice commercial)

Old Spice Commercial

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Docs Appointment and fame.

Yesterdays Dr. appointment.....went good! He comes in with test results, says everything is progressing at a good rate in the right direction, and seems kind of guilty he doesn't have to spend more time talking to me. He does some feeling around for swollen lymph nodes, asks about any ill effects, seems happy and sends me on my way.

I also had an article done about me in the Kane Republican. It was for the Relay for Life series. When you check it out, please be aware that even though the paper has had my face in it MANY times for concerts, festivals, etc....the caption under the picture read "Joe Thornburg, center, was diagnosed with Chronice Myeloid Leukemia, a treatable form of the disease."

Article here!