Monthly Archives: December 2017

Angels Stopping by on Cold Evenings

Since I’ve started this journey with cancer, I’ve noticed more and more that my angel family is gathered around me. One of the first nights after chemo, I could feel my grandmother sitting next to my bed. I could almost … Continue reading

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AC Chemo Friendly Foods

In reality, I can eat pretty much anything I want. I need to be taking in at least 2000 calories a day to keep up with all the work chemo is doing in my body. However, it is recommended that … Continue reading

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AC Chemo Friendly Drinks

I’ve found that the AC chemo leaves me with a salty taste in my mouth so that not many drinks taste good. Here are a few lessons learned. Pretty much anything you drink is going to taste gross, and whatever … Continue reading

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Christmas with Cancer

I suppose if I were to pick a time of year to be diagnosed and starting cancer treatment, it would have to be now. The air is crisp and the leaves are beautiful regardless, and I’m thankful for the distraction. … Continue reading

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A Week of Chemo – Infusion 2

I had my second infusion on Friday, December 15th. (I realized I wasn’t dating these occurrences very well to track them, so now you’ll see a date for a particular thing that needs tracking.) It was a 4.5 hour appointment. … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Side

When I lived in Houston, I belonged to a church small group. That group of people has done more to impact my life in so many positive ways than I can count. We’ve stayed in touch since I left Houston, … Continue reading

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A Slight Complication – Need Prayers

After trying acupuncture last night, I thought I had makeup on my contact lens. I got home, took out my lenses, and irrigated my eye and went to bed. When I got up this morning, the “junk” was still there. … Continue reading

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