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1st Day of Kadcyla

October 12, 2018 I got my first dose of Kadcyla today. It’s another targeted chemotherapy drug that is supposed to stop the cancer from growing and spreading. The previous two targeted chemotherapy drugs, Herceptin and Perjeta, clearly weren’t working for … Continue reading

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Food Delivery Services

October 2018 Let me just say that meal/food delivery services are a great thing, but some are way better than others in how they work. One of my coworkers set up a MealTrain for me. This is actually a pretty cool … Continue reading

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The Brain Surgery

The pre-surgical appointments all got done and are out of the way. I know pretty much what to expect at this point. The Visual Fields Test was sort of revealing to me. My peripheral vision is worse than I thought, … Continue reading

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Neurosurgery Appointment

September 21, 2018 I had an appointment with a neurosurgeon at 7:15 am this morning. The scheduling was more for him than me because he’ll be away for the next week. That gives me enough time to do all the … Continue reading

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What to Eat – Lemon-Dijon Pork Sheet Pan Supper

Lemon-Dijon Pork Sheet Pan Supper Another one from the Taste of Home One Pan Meals magazine. It’s pretty well known that lemon flavors help cancel out chemo aftertastes. Dijon mustard is another flavor that helps with that. Lucky that we … Continue reading

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That Went to Hell Fast

September 20, 2018 My regular Oncologist is out of town at a conference, so the  Radiation Oncologist is keeping tabs on the MRI results this afternoon. She told me that if I hadn’t heard from her by 4:30 pm to … Continue reading

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What to Eat – One Pan Garlicky Chicken

One Pan Garlicky Chicken As I’ve said before, most of the food that tastes decent has a lot of natural flavor, so the onions and garlic are important ingredients in most anything I eat. They tend to cover the salty/metallic … Continue reading

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