derrick-perrin 11-18-1981
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A foot in my tumor.

Time for a little update on life. I turn 39 next week. After having a small lump in my foot I went to have an MRI.

Results show a nerve sheath tumor that is not a Morton’s Neuroma. I’m getting transferred to a new department at MD Anderson. Looks like I have been updated to the Brain and Spine Center. If that doesn’t scare you a bit I’m not sure what will. This is all perfect timing since all Obamacare plans will pull coverage for MD Anderson starting January 1, 2017. Thanks ACA, you are awesome! I will let you know what the surgeon in the Brain and Spine department has to say about my foot. Sure hope my ass-kicking days won’t be cut short due to this tumor friend of mine.

Back to real life here.

Still been riding the mountain bike a lot. As of this week I have done 959 miles on the bike this year. If you are a Stava workout person check me out https://www.strava.com/athletes/8625592
In October I raced in a 6 hour endurance challenge. Landed in sixth place.

Derrick Perrin on a mountain bike


6 hour dinosaur race – San Angelo, Texas

derrick-perrin 11-18-1981

I have also been copying VHS to DVDs and scanning in old family photos while working on my family tree.
I was thinking of finding out who the descendants of the fella who created the 110 film format so I can go slap them.

The photos and memories are precious. So many great memories and so many people in my life I’m thankful for.

Sogo out there and have a great Thanksgiving. Give me a call if you want to catch up on life and have a cup of coffee.

-Derrick Perrin

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5 observations on “A foot in my tumor.
  1. Jody Peal

    This post gave me chills. I immediately started sending up prayers, Derrick. Don’t know what else to say except God bless!!!

     
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  2. Jayme

    Your awsome. I love your understated humor and quirky observations. Your in my prayers as is all your family…. I hope that counts for a whole lot to the big guy above. Keep me updated❤️

     
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  3. Deleen Stiteley

    Derrick, I’m so sorry to hear about the tumor in your foot. Kinda leaves me speechless but I’ll be keeping you & your family in my prayers. If I can ever do anything please don’t hesitate to ask. Love to all. Deleen

     
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  4. Suzie Gomez

    You just couldn’t leave Obama out of this could you smh lol
    Just trying to make you smile! On a serious note…..prayers going your way! Stay strong mi amigo!

     
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