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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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When You Need a Helping Hand

I’m not here to say you can’t “do” cancer alone. You most certainly can. It just really, really helps to have a good support network. While chemo treatments were going along like they’re supposed to, and the anti-nausea meds weren’t … Continue reading

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Tips for Friends & Family

I’ve had some visitors and helpers in the past couple of months. I thought I’d post what I want/need to help others who will be helping, and others who might be going through this. Energy Cancer isn’t like having a … Continue reading

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Chemo Brain

Yesterday, there was an article posted on the WBUR site under their This Moment in Cancer series that was picked up by NPR, titled, “After Cancer At 18, I Learned ‘Chemo Brain’ Can Last Long Past Chemo.” This article lit … Continue reading

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Resolutions for Cancer Patients

When you have cancer, everything really has to be about taking care of yourself through your treatments. There really isn’t room to take care of anyone else physically or emotionally. There are many of us with families who need us, … 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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