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December 17, 2016: Chemo 2 Years Later

To set the record straight, I didn’t want to go through chemo. I had a horrific surgery in the hopes of avoiding chemo. I could have revolted against modern medicine and took a different route. We weighed our options. It … Continue reading

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July 15, 2015: A Month After Chemo

Sometime during treatment I asked my oncologist how long I’d be dealing with a certain side effect. The answer was like most answers regarding chemotherapy – “It’s hard to say for sure because everyone responds to chemo differently. Some side … 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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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 21, 1995: 3rd Round of a Cycle

I used to look forward to the 3rd round of chemo in a cycle because it meant I was getting a week off from chemo. What I didn’t know was “a week off from chemo” meant a week of being … Continue reading

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May 1, 2015: Chemo Vacation

Every time I’ve gone on “chemo vacation”, I’ve been so excited. I’ve told myself how wonderful it’s going to be to not have to go through the nausea, the fatigue, and the bone pain. I’ve looked forward to a week … Continue reading

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