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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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When You’re Down and Troubled…

All days with cancer and chemo treatments aren’t all rainbows and unicorns. Some days it all just sucks. While I try to take each day that I’ve gotten past another day or month of treatment in stride, I do have … 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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My ER Adventure

As I’ve mentioned before, I have had trouble shaking some sort of cold or upper respiratory crud since October. After 2 rounds of really stunning antibiotics, it seemed it was finally going away the week after Christmas. New Year’s week, … 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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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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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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