Tag Archives: Chemotherapy

11 Down, 1 To Go

After today, I have one chemo treatment with Taxol left. One. I am so ready to be done with chemo. So ready. The birds woke me up about 5 am and I was at the hospital by 7:30 am. I … Continue reading

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Seymour Butts

Okay… I said I wasn’t going to post anything immodest or any truly disgusting descriptions. This post sticks to that, but it talks about something kinda gross, so if you go forward, be WARNED. 

Something gross this way comes!  Continue reading

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Almost Halfway There

As of last Friday, March 30th, and I’ve got only 2 chemo Taxol treatment left. I will start the maintenance doses of Herceptin on April 27th. Herceptin is the biologic drug that specifically targets metastatic HER2+ breast cancer. Continue reading

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Got Me a Case of Cabin Fever

Now that I’m finally feeling better after being sick since October with some sort of upper respiratory infection or another, I realized that I have the dreaded winter malady, cabin fever. My friends from the Upper Midwest know this condition … 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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Life on Taxol

I’ve been on Taxol for 3 weeks now. I get the biologics Herceptin and Perjeta every 3rd or 4th week as well. They give Taxol weekly to help reduce the side effects. Luckily, I haven’t had any nausea issues with … Continue reading

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