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L-Glutamine to Counteract Taxol

I started on Taxol with the biologics Herceptin and Perjeta 3 weeks ago. I get the biologics every 3rd or 4th treatment, and I get the Taxol every week. The thought behind doing it every week is to minimize the … Continue reading

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More on Chemo Brain

First, if you hadn’t figured it out already, my last post was not as much about chemo brain itself as it is me working out some of the things cancer is putting into perspective for me. This one will tell … Continue reading

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A Week of Chemo – Infusion 3

On Friday, December 29th, I had my 3rd infusion of chemo. The process each time is pretty much the same. Do the blood work and then start the IVs. This time, I talked to the doctor about the anti-nausea meds. … Continue reading

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AC Chemo Friendly Foods

In reality, I can eat pretty much anything I want. I need to be taking in at least 2000 calories a day to keep up with all the work chemo is doing in my body. However, it is recommended that … 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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Human Pin Cushion

On my favorite show, Outlander, one of the main characters has a real issue with sea sickness. In this season, he’s accompanied by a Chinese man who uses acupuncture to manage the queasy seasick feeling. They had needles hanging out … Continue reading

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