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I Am a Walking Bruise

September 16, 2018 Some chemo drugs affect vision. Cisplatin is one of those. My peripheral vision has sucked since about week 2 of this drug, which means that I’m doing a lot of walking into walls and things and acquiring … 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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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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Angels Stopping by on Cold Evenings

Since I’ve started this journey with cancer, I’ve noticed more and more that my angel family is gathered around me. One of the first nights after chemo, I could feel my grandmother sitting next to my bed. I could almost … Continue reading

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A Slight Complication – Need Prayers

After trying acupuncture last night, I thought I had makeup on my contact lens. I got home, took out my lenses, and irrigated my eye and went to bed. When I got up this morning, the “junk” was still there. … Continue reading

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