Category Archives: Abraxane

June 20, 2015: What Went Wrong

My mouth is covered in chemo sores for the first time in months. I’ve racked my brain trying to figure out what I’ve done differently. Maybe dehydration? Maybe chemo’s last revenge?  Update: Sweet-n-Low is to blame for these sores. I’d … Continue reading

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June 18, 2015: No More Chemo!

Today was my last round of chemotherapy. I started in December with 4 rounds of AC Chemo (The awful Red Devil). That was followed by two failed rounds of Taxol. (I was one of the lucky percentage that’s highly allergic … Continue reading

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June 13, 2015: Not Quite Normal

Life hasn’t been what it was for months. It will never be again. I’ve come to accept this fact, and I’m perfectly okay with many of changes in my life. Lack of energy isn’t one of them though.  I went … Continue reading

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June 11, 2015: Abraxane’s Broken Masterpiece

Abraxane #11 Today started out way too nerve raking and stressful before I ever even made it to my appointment at Texas Oncology. Thankfully, I’m surrounded by a strong group of friends and family who all jumped in to come … Continue reading

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June 11, 2015: The End is Near

The end seemed so far away in the beginning and now it is only a week away!   

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June 4, 2015: Abraxane #10

The progressively worsening pain along my rib isn’t cancer. Instead, it’s a form of neuropathy caused by the removal of so many nerves during my mastectomy. It should start to get better about a month or so after my final … Continue reading

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June 4, 2015: The Beginning of the End

Today is the beginning of the end of chemotherapy! One cycle consisting of 3 rounds of Abraxane to be given weekly for the next three weeks. I might feel a little bit of excitement at knowing this part of the … Continue reading

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