Category Archives: Taxol

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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March 29, 2015: Something to Celebrate

Something to celebrate…if you look close, you can see my hairline! One round of Taxol, 3 rounds of Abraxane & my hair is growing instead of falling out!   

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March 2, 2015: Taxol at a Glance

Since I will only have one round of Taxol, I figure I should share the after math of this type of chemo before it evaporates into the fog we all call “chemo brain”. I kept waiting for the life to … Continue reading

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March 2, 2015: From Taxol to Abraxane

My earaches turned out to be a nasty sinus infection. I have an antibiotic now to help speed up the healing process. I went ahead and signed the form to change my chemo from Taxol to Abraxane. The PA referred … Continue reading

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February 27, 2015: Taxol: One Down – 11 to Go!

Taxol and AC Chemo are like night and day from one another. I think back to day two of AC, and I know this is nothing compared to The Red Devil and the Evil Twin. For this, I’m extremely grateful! … Continue reading

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February 26, 2015: Blessing in Disguise

I worked half a day, and I actually felt like a teacher again. It was awesome! I left around 11:15 to head to Texas Oncology for my labs, doctor appointment, and my first round of Taxol. I remembered to grab … Continue reading

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February 19, 2015: Feeling Fine & Being Well Isn’t Necessarily Equal

I prepared my mind so much for this appointment. Some things went great and other things didn’t even get started. We thought our appointment had been moved up to accommodate the doctor’s schedule. Instead, it was to add in a … Continue reading

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