Category Archives: Chemo

Time to Party Like it’s 1999?

I was dreamin’ when I wrote this, forgive me if it goes astray
But when I woke up this mornin’, could’ve sworn it was judgment day
The sky was all purple, there were people runnin’ everywhere
Tryin’ to run from the destruction, you know I didn’t even care

Say say two thousand zero zero party over, oops, out of time
So tonight I’m gonna party like it’s nineteen ninety-nine Continue reading

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Blinded by SCIENCE!

When I spoke to the surgeon late last week as a follow up to the CT scan of my chest, she told me that the nodules that were identified in the previous scan were still there, but the thinking on them is that they were enlarged because I was sick at the time. Continue reading

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Posts On the Way

I know I haven’t posted anything in the past couple of weeks. I am 2 weeks post-op and 4 weeks post-Taxol. There’ve been a bunch of appointments and things going on, but that’s not what’s kept me from posting. I’ve … Continue reading

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Week 3 Post Taxol

I’m starting to feel like these posts should have a melody. Y’know, like the 12 days of Christmas, cuz I know it’s going to be a long while before I get to that single partridge in a pear tree. Some … Continue reading

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Mouth Care on Chemo

While you’re on chemo, and particularly AC chemo, your mouth will be drier and you’ll start getting canker-like sores in your mouth and into your throat. The canker sores can be very painful. As a result of dry mouth, vomiting … Continue reading

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The Fluoride Backstory

Rather than just jump on the outrage wagon, I should have written about the why of the fluoride treatments in the first place. Sigh. So here goes. Right after I got diagnosed and was told I was going to be … Continue reading

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Good Luck To You!

There’s nothing quite like hearing “screw you” from your dental insurance provider when it comes to additional needed procedures due to your cancer. I’ve so far been *really* lucky with my health insurance. Most everything’s been covered, and for those … Continue reading

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