Milwaukee

An index of blog posts tagged ‘Milwaukee’ here at MarkCz.com.
More activities as cancer treatments drift into past

More activities as cancer treatments drift into past

While putting the video together for this blog post, I was really surprised to see just how much we have been doing lately. A year ago we were just starting out with our weekly visits for treatments and doctors appointments. It’s hard to believe that that is all behind us. I feel like things are starting to get back to normal.

Staph infection (or how I spent my weekend)

Staph infection (or how I spent my weekend)

I am writing this blog post from my hospital bed with a staph infection. When we went to bed on Thursday, I had just noticed a light pink blush color on the lower half of my left breast, below my mastectomy incision. After waking and taking my shower Friday morning, Mark said it looked like it was definitely still there, and perhaps slightly more pink.

Last chemo treatments

Last chemo treatments

It feels good to know that I have completed my last chemo treatments. We are now moving forward to me having my double mastectomy in a month. For the most part, I still have been feeling pretty good. The only side effect that has been getting a little worse is the tingling in my fingertips.

Video: Chemo treatment 3

Video: Chemo treatment 3

Well, I’m three-quarters of the way through the first phase of my chemo treatments. This was round 3 out of 4 with Adriamycin and Cytoxan. I have been told that these drugs are the roughest, because your white blood cells are hit so hard. After the A/C, I have 12 rounds of Taxol, which should be a little less compromising on the immune system.

Alejandro Escovedo’s songs of love at Turner Hall

Alejandro Escovedo’s songs of love at Turner Hall

My favorite radio station in the world is Milwaukee Public Radio WUWM, and liking WUWM on Facebook paid off nicely when I won one of their concert ticket contests to see Alejandro Escovedo at Milwaukee's Turner Hall Ballroom this past Thursday night. On the way up, my...

Vegetarian restaurant in Milwaukee burbs: Café Manna

My friend Susan and I spent the day together, we had errands to run in Milwaukee, so I thought today we would check out Café Manna is. Back in December of 2008 I read an article at JS Online, and bookmarked it for future reference. Café Manna is a vegetarian...

Pet Lions at Summerfest in Milwaukee

Pet Lions at Summerfest in Milwaukee

Here's just a very brief sample of Pet Lions' set at Summerfest. The video was recorded on our Flip Ultra HD, and clearly I'm not the Martin Scorsese of iMovie yet. Last year, Summerfest was kind enough to present us with an outstanding full day of music on the...

Bay View neighborhood in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Bay View neighborhood in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The weather was finally nice the day before yesterday, so, with no plans except to simply get outdoors, we ended up taking Wisconsin Highway 32 north from Racine to Bay View, an interesting little Milwaukee neighborhood that we have passed through a number of times....

Collector’s Edge Comics, Bay View, Milwaukee

Collector’s Edge Comics, Bay View, Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin — Collector’s Edge Comics, at 2330 S Kinnickinnic Ave. in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood, boasts the largest selection of comics and graphic novels in Wisconsin. They buy, they sell, and this Bay View comic book shop is one of four locations.

Hi-Fi Cafe restaurant, Bay View, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Hi-Fi Cafe restaurant, Bay View, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin — The Hi-Fi Cafe at 2640 S Kinnickinnic Ave. in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood. This perky neighborhood joint's MySpace motto is "Great Coffee — Great Food — Great Jukebox," and both the eclectic music on their vintage jukebox and their coffee...

100,000 Parts Company, Bay View, Milwaukee

100,000 Parts Company, Bay View, Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin — 100,000 Parts Company, at 2373 S Kinnickinnic Ave. in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood. The window signs advertise appliance parts: Commercial cooking gas valves, pilots, thermostats, and controls; WCI, Gibson, Tappan, Frigidaire, Westinghouse,...

Wild Flour Bakery & Cafe, Bay View, Milwaukee

Wild Flour Bakery & Cafe, Bay View, Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin — The Wild Flour Bakery and Cafe at 422 E Lincoln Ave. in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood. Wild Flour Bakery & Cafe sells artisan breads, muffins, barrista coffees, and sandwiches, and they also do catering.

NPR: Wisconsin car dealer Russ Darrow is hiring

There was an inspiring story from our area on NPR's All Things Considered this afternoon. "Wisconsin Car Dealership Hiring Despite Times," reported by Erin Toner of Milwaukee's WUWM, featured the Russ Darrow Group, Wisconsin auto dealers with 15 locations. [includeme...

Lidia’s Italy coming to Milwaukee Public Market

Yesterday we stopped at the Milwaukee Public Market and Amy noticed a poster announcing that Lidia Bastianich will be appearing there for a cooking class and book signing this Saturday, December 1 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $75 from MPTV Friends. That price supports...

Taqueria Azteca: Milwaukee Mexican restaurant

View Larger Map Taqueria Azteca 119 E Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee, WI 53207 (414) 486-9447 Finding ourselves on Milwaukee's South Side, we decided, based on a Yelp review I had seen, to try Taqueria Azteca at about 4:30 this afternoon — a rainy, windy Sunday. I was looking...

Last photo of Donald Dibble

Last photo of Donald Dibble

Milwaukee, Wisconsin — Amy's sister Donna wheels their dad Don out of Milwaukee's VA Medical Center. An emphysema sufferer as a result of smoking, Don died in the early hours of the following morning.

Milwaukee

An index of blog posts tagged ‘Milwaukee’ here at MarkCz.com.

More activities as cancer treatments drift into past

While putting the video together for this blog post, I was really surprised to see just how much we have been doing lately. A year ago we were just starting out with our weekly visits for treatments and doctors appointments. It’s hard to believe that that is all behind us. I feel like things are starting to get back to normal.

Staph infection (or how I spent my weekend)

I am writing this blog post from my hospital bed with a staph infection. When we went to bed on Thursday, I had just noticed a light pink blush color on the lower half of my left breast, below my mastectomy incision. After waking and taking my shower Friday morning, Mark said it looked like it was definitely still there, and perhaps slightly more pink.

Last chemo treatments

It feels good to know that I have completed my last chemo treatments. We are now moving forward to me having my double mastectomy in a month. For the most part, I still have been feeling pretty good. The only side effect that has been getting a little worse is the tingling in my fingertips.

Video: Chemo treatment 3

Well, I’m three-quarters of the way through the first phase of my chemo treatments. This was round 3 out of 4 with Adriamycin and Cytoxan. I have been told that these drugs are the roughest, because your white blood cells are hit so hard. After the A/C, I have 12 rounds of Taxol, which should be a little less compromising on the immune system.

Alejandro Escovedo’s songs of love at Turner Hall

My favorite radio station in the world is Milwaukee Public Radio WUWM, and liking WUWM on Facebook paid off nicely when I won one of their concert ticket contests to see Alejandro Escovedo at Milwaukee's Turner Hall Ballroom this past Thursday night. On the way up, my...

Vegetarian restaurant in Milwaukee burbs: Café Manna

My friend Susan and I spent the day together, we had errands to run in Milwaukee, so I thought today we would check out Café Manna is. Back in December of 2008 I read an article at JS Online, and bookmarked it for future reference. Café Manna is a vegetarian...

Pet Lions at Summerfest in Milwaukee

Here's just a very brief sample of Pet Lions' set at Summerfest. The video was recorded on our Flip Ultra HD, and clearly I'm not the Martin Scorsese of iMovie yet. Last year, Summerfest was kind enough to present us with an outstanding full day of music on the...

Bay View neighborhood in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The weather was finally nice the day before yesterday, so, with no plans except to simply get outdoors, we ended up taking Wisconsin Highway 32 north from Racine to Bay View, an interesting little Milwaukee neighborhood that we have passed through a number of times....

Collector’s Edge Comics, Bay View, Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin — Collector’s Edge Comics, at 2330 S Kinnickinnic Ave. in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood, boasts the largest selection of comics and graphic novels in Wisconsin. They buy, they sell, and this Bay View comic book shop is one of four locations.

Hi-Fi Cafe restaurant, Bay View, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin — The Hi-Fi Cafe at 2640 S Kinnickinnic Ave. in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood. This perky neighborhood joint's MySpace motto is "Great Coffee — Great Food — Great Jukebox," and both the eclectic music on their vintage jukebox and their coffee...

100,000 Parts Company, Bay View, Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin — 100,000 Parts Company, at 2373 S Kinnickinnic Ave. in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood. The window signs advertise appliance parts: Commercial cooking gas valves, pilots, thermostats, and controls; WCI, Gibson, Tappan, Frigidaire, Westinghouse,...

NPR: Wisconsin car dealer Russ Darrow is hiring

There was an inspiring story from our area on NPR's All Things Considered this afternoon. "Wisconsin Car Dealership Hiring Despite Times," reported by Erin Toner of Milwaukee's WUWM, featured the Russ Darrow Group, Wisconsin auto dealers with 15 locations. [includeme...

Lidia’s Italy coming to Milwaukee Public Market

Yesterday we stopped at the Milwaukee Public Market and Amy noticed a poster announcing that Lidia Bastianich will be appearing there for a cooking class and book signing this Saturday, December 1 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $75 from MPTV Friends. That price supports...

Taqueria Azteca: Milwaukee Mexican restaurant

View Larger Map Taqueria Azteca 119 E Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee, WI 53207 (414) 486-9447 Finding ourselves on Milwaukee's South Side, we decided, based on a Yelp review I had seen, to try Taqueria Azteca at about 4:30 this afternoon — a rainy, windy Sunday. I was looking...

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