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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 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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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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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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