Tag Archives: Cancer Sucks

What to Eat – Apple Dumplings

Apple Dumplings When you want something like a piece of pie but don’t feel like making one, apple dumplings are a good substitute.  They’re relatively quick and easy, and not horribly messy to make. The best part is that if … Continue reading

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I Am a Walking Bruise

September 16, 2018 Some chemo drugs affect vision. Cisplatin is one of those. My peripheral vision has sucked since about week 2 of this drug, which means that I’m doing a lot of walking into walls and things and acquiring … Continue reading

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How Many Times a Day Do I Think About Cancer?

The short answer is a lot. When I look in the mirror in the morning and at night and I see my silver grey hair that’s only a little more than an inch long. My hair was never super long, … Continue reading

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Playing Cards with Grand-dad

September 1, 2018    I was sitting on the couch, having some cereal and working up the enthusiasm to finish a few work tasks, when I decided to play a little Gin Rummy on my phone. Sometimes I think the … Continue reading

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Done with Chemo – Again

August 24, 2018 I finished my last dose of Cisplatin the day after I finished radiation. I had 50% dose of this drug because the side effects were getting to be too much. The neuropathy was bad enough that my … Continue reading

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What to Eat – Angel Food Cake w/Berries

Since starting chemo 9 months ago, sweets have been my biggest challenge. Not because I can’t stay away from them. Quite the contrary. Prepping for the first PET and bone scans meant that I had to eat a very limited, … Continue reading

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Cisplatin – Week 6

August 23, 2018 I had my last dose of Cisplatin today. The 6th week of this awful stuff. It was reduced by 50% this time. The side effects were really getting to be too much, but both of the oncologists wanted … Continue reading

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