Tag Archives: AC Chemo

5 Weeks Post-Op / 9 Weeks Post-Chemo

June 15, 2018 What a week! My sister and her friend flew in on Tuesday, I had 2 sessions of radiation planning, a dental cleaning appointment and an Occupational Therapy (OT) appointment. In between, there were errands to run, shopping … 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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Big Milestone!! Chemo is Done!

It’s been a long 5 months. The first two were the hardest. The AC chemo was harder to tolerate. It left me completely zapped more often than not. Taxol was promised to be much better. It turned out to be just different.  Continue reading

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11 Down, 1 To Go

After today, I have one chemo treatment with Taxol left. One. I am so ready to be done with chemo. So ready. The birds woke me up about 5 am and I was at the hospital by 7:30 am. I … Continue reading

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Life without Lashes

I started wearing glasses when I was 9. I wore contacts for a couple of years in high school and then went back to glasses when hard lenses got to be too much. At the tail end of my senior … Continue reading

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1st Milestone – Last AC Chemo

This past Friday, January 12th, marked my first milestone on this cancer journey. I had my last AC chemo. I haven’t had any major issues with this treatment, but I am super glad and grateful to say that this was … Continue reading

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