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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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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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AC Chemo Friendly Drinks

I’ve found that the AC chemo leaves me with a salty taste in my mouth so that not many drinks taste good. Here are a few lessons learned. Pretty much anything you drink is going to taste gross, and whatever … Continue reading

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A Week of Chemo – Infusion 2

I had my second infusion on Friday, December 15th. (I realized I wasn’t dating these occurrences very well to track them, so now you’ll see a date for a particular thing that needs tracking.) It was a 4.5 hour appointment. … Continue reading

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Chemo – Week 1

I had my first chemo treatment on Tuesday, November 28th, so it’s been just over a week. I get tired more easily. I have had to change my eating habits. I’ve had to learn to be hyper-vigilant about self-care. Otherwise… … Continue reading

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First Chemo

I got my first chemo infusion this morning. I was a little concerned that I would have to put it off because it seemed the cold I’d had back in Denver decided to reconstitute itself into bronchitis and a sinus … Continue reading

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