Category Archives: Food/Drink

Fun with Taxol – Week 5

I heard over and over how much more I’d like Taxol. For the record, I don’t *like* either of them. I’ve decided that neither is really better than the other. They’re just different. Continue reading

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L-Glutamine to Counteract Taxol

I started on Taxol with the biologics Herceptin and Perjeta 3 weeks ago. I get the biologics every 3rd or 4th treatment, and I get the Taxol every week. The thought behind doing it every week is to minimize the … 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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Chemo – Week 1

I had my first chemo treatment on Tuesday, November 28th, so it’s been just over a week. I get tired more easily. I have had to change my eating habits. I’ve had to learn to be hyper-vigilant about self-care. Otherwise… … Continue reading

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