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10 Reasons We Know Mom's Done With Chemo

This post is courtesy of my boys.  Lively talk about it this morning around our island during breakfast & lunch making.  Boy, our kids can be brutally honest!   101 more words


ode to brothers - version II

Been thinking a bit more….been thinking how there has never been a support from my brothers – not never….think this song is so much more appropriate…… 18 more words

The Breast Cancer Treatment Rollercoaster - Chemo Therapy

It’s the 5th day, after what was 4 of 6 chemo treatments (Usually a day spent on the couch, after 2 days of nausea meds and 2 days curled up with the worst stomach cramps I’ve ever experienced.) I’m generally week, exhausted and my entire body aches, but I know the worst for the session has past. 435 more words


Welcome To Chemo Town

In Chemo Town I don’t post for almost a week because I am so laid up. For real.

I was more afraid of chemo than having cancer through most of this and unfortunately I have to say those fears feel somewhat justified now that I’m experiencing it. 952 more words

Breast Cancer

High +5

(Lunder Building at Mass General Hospital, Boston, MA)

I say High +5 (day five after the transplant), but it feels like a low with the way Matt is feeling…until you recognize what’s really going on here.   402 more words


The Cancer Symptoms That I Ignored (And You Shouldn't...)

I’ll probably mention a lot in my upcoming posts about how we are coming up on a year since my diagnosis. October 24th will mark my one-year “cancer-versary”. 980 more words

The Complication

So it’s been a while since I posted, but I’m back. I was honestly afraid of creating this blog at first because I felt that most people might misunderstand the point of it as dwelling in the past or whining about how hard my life has been. 739 more words