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39#: an update on my future treatments

Thought I’d fit in an update between naps :)

Yesterday I discussed my next actions with the doctor. As we had previously discussed, it would be rare to only have four rounds of chemo without any follow up, and it was more a discussion of chemo vs radiation to finish. 112 more words

Day 20

 

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Cancer

What? I'm NOT Superwoman?

It’s been nearly three weeks since I started chemo.  I’m sad to report that while I was in the hospital, the doctors discovered something critical:  Apparently, I do not have a superwoman “S” on my chest like I always thought I did.  502 more words

Soft Tissue Sarcoma

The Kitty Smells Like Smarties

Pinky’s head smells sweet.
Like fresh washed laundry
or a pack of Smarties.
I’m not exactly sure why.
There’s nothing in my house
that would smell like this. 114 more words

TextoPoems

Chemotherapy Day 20 - Cycle 1

SECOND LAST DAY OF THE FIRST CYCLE! Woohoooooo!!!

Woke up feeling not too shabby, got up at 9am, grabbed two of those delicious muffins I made the other day, a cup of tea and went back to bed to watch Star Trek #unemployedlife. 319 more words

Day 19 - Part 2


Too much time, thinkin’ ’bout all of my mistakes
My heart, my mind, my soul, my body aches
I hunger for the loving arms of your embrace… 682 more words

Cancer

A Death, A Birth, A Silent Night — My Messy Beautiful

Three weeks after my mother’s cancer returned, I found out I was pregnant.

While I was growing life inside my body, my mom was dying. Her body was broken down by chemo and radiation. 1,038 more words

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