Tag Archives: challenges

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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What Happens When I Can’t?

The main reason for posting other stuff is because it’s good to get out of your own head once in a while. It’s also good to laugh and do things you enjoy so your body can relax and heal a bit. Continue reading

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Entertainment – Reading

I’ve always liked to read. We belonged to the Scholastic Book Club and I got new books about once a month. I loved the books that won the Caldecott or Newbery Medals. There were all the books about Ramona Quimby, … Continue reading

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About the Filler

When I first started this blog, I thought about writing a post every day. I’m ever so glad and thankful that I chose not to go that route. Aside from feeling like I’d be behind the 8-ball every day chasing … Continue reading

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Fun with Taxol – Week 5

I heard over and over how much more I’d like Taxol. For the record, I don’t *like* either of them. I’ve decided that neither is really better than the other. They’re just different. 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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Decluttering

Even before I had cancer, wanted to reduce the clutter in my life.  Despite the fact that my treatment is going very well, I have a higher sense of urgency around cleaning out the things I don’t really need. I … Continue reading

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Recap of the Test Results

I’m just going to go through all of the staging tests to date with the basic results.  My oncologist said that I’m staged at 3A/2B because of the size of the mass and the involvement of lymph nodes. Mammogram and … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the Road

Oh, and if anybody brought snacks, please feel free to share. No road trip starts without an awesome playlist or great snacks. Continue reading

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