Category Archives: chemo

June 21, 2015: Chemo Tricks & Tips

Everyone’s adventure through chemotherapy is unique, and our treatment plans are often different. These may not all be relevant or helpful to everyone, but I hope it helps some of you. Sorry but there is no real order to this … 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 15, 2015: The Dark Place

Warning: The Dark Place Before I ever began chemotherapy, I was warned of the darkness. This is a part of treatment few people ever speak of to others and with good reason. I’m thankful I had people who loved me … 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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