Tag Archives: family and cancer

August 9, 2015: Cancer & Remission

I’m an educator. It’s what I do for a living. I’m a literacy teacher to be more specific, so I spend a lot of time teaching kids about words. Words are often more than just their definitions. Some come with … 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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April 11, 2015: Relief

Sleep & I met up again last night. Yay! The ‘roid rush is wearing off leaving only a headache behind. Incredible Hulk stomping and smashing has been replaced by a plain looking bald lady. My restless leg still tries to … Continue reading

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April 9, 2015: Yellow?

It’s official – restless leg syndrome comes in an IV bag of anti-nausea medicine. Why did I agree to that again? K’Lee said I looked yellow today at bedtime. Yellow? This is new. My hair is a common conversation topic … Continue reading

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February 20, 2015: God Lights the Path

God placed a specular verse on my heart this morning – Psalm 118:24. I sadly realized how many days of my life I found more things to gripe about than I found things to praise God for. I’d love to … Continue reading

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February 1, 2015: Sister Therapy

My oldest sister, Cindy, and my niece, McKenzie, flew from Colorado to help me celebrate the end of The Red Devil & Evil Twin chemo sessions. I’d love to tell you I was full of energy and highly entertaining, but … Continue reading

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January 15, 2015: Evening & Night #2 of Chemo #3

I went in for a bag of fluids with an anti nausea and steroid cocktail added just for fun to add to my white blood cell booster shot. I’m totally great with fluids. The shot was as painful as ever, … Continue reading

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