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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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When Doves Fly

Surgery is my next big milestone. Today, on the eve of surgery, I can begin to dream of being able to spread my wings and fly again. 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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Week 2 Without Taxol

This week, my fingertips are less numb. I can feel its still there, but it’s less and going away. My hands still burn if I clench them or wring them together – like when I’m drying them after washing. My feet are also less numb. I can feel my toes again, and I have more of a tingly feeling in the bottoms of my feet where they were numb before. Continue reading

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Week 1 Without Taxol

For several weeks, the only part of my body that didn’t hurt was my hair. Yes, I said hair. I wasn’t completely exhausted but my energy wasn’t there, either.  Continue reading

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New Scans – Episode 1

This morning, I had a new mammogram, ultrasound and MRI. I was hoping this was going to be easy. Of course it couldn’t be. Continue reading

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Resolutions for Cancer Patients

When you have cancer, everything really has to be about taking care of yourself through your treatments. There really isn’t room to take care of anyone else physically or emotionally. There are many of us with families who need us, … Continue reading

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