Category Archives: chemo

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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June 3, 2015:¬†Why Jesus Calmed the Seas & Peter Walked on Water

I’m a lover of the sea. Perhaps I’m an islander misplaced at birth. Regardless, I find peace and happiness near great bodies of water like oceans. I tell my family every day before chemo I’m running away to the ocean. … Continue reading

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May 28, 2015: Thank You!

It’s a crazy time of year; and even though I’ve had lots to say, I’ve found no words to express it all. I’m attempting tonight knowing I still can’t say all that I mean.  The donations continued to come in … Continue reading

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May 21, 2015: Abraxane #9

Abraxane #9 I’m 75% complete with this kind of chemo. Three more rounds and done! I slept through chemo. I don’t even remember my infusion nurse asking for my name and birthdate.  My blood levels were all good, so I … Continue reading

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May 15, 2015: Some Good Things; Some Requests

As today has progressed, I’ve had a few moments of goodness. That’s been a blessing regardless of how long it’s lasted.  Amber brought me a handmade card from a boy in her 3rd grade class that had $10 in it … Continue reading

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May 15,2015: Abraxane #8

Knocked out by Abraxane #8. I haven’t suffered from nausea like this since AC Chemo in January, and my finger tips are all suffering from neuropathy.  My body and chemo just don’t like to cooperate with one another. As soon … Continue reading

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May 6. 2015: Finding That One Food That Isn’t Disgusting

This will be Jonathan after my treatment tomorrow. What “that food” will be is a mystery. It seems to change after each round of chemo.    

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