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Rough times

Cycle 3 Day 7
I’ve had a rough couple of days. I came home Friday and went to bed pretty quickly. Saturday, I spent most of the day in bed due to nausea. 57 more words


Short update

Cycle 3 Day 4
Slept again most of the time in infusion. Nauseated.
I met with one of my doctors. She’s referring me to a cardiologist. 21 more words


Better late than never...

Yesterday was Cycle 3 Day 1.
Everything went well. My midline was inserted and was a little sore.
Afterwards, Erin and I went out to dinner. 36 more words


First Day of Chemo

I spent all last week doing research on what this chemo session would feel like. Last night I was completely confident about going into my appointment today. 313 more words


Still living... not dying

Hospital appointments come and go, and life goes on. Last week I went to Bexley for my latest CT scan results. It showed several new tumours in the liver, and a thickening of the pleura (chest wall membrane) which suggests the cancer attempting to move in the direction of the lung. 355 more words

Living With Breast Cancer

Life without the Madagascar Periwinkle

It feels a bit strange to be back at Great Ormond Street after 3 months away. Henry has continued to have the weekly blood tests but there has not been much to report. 403 more words

Dressing Up When Chemotherapy Is Dressing You Down

When I see a guy in a fishing vest, I figure he’s up to fishing. But a woman I know—whose father had a heart transplant—sees it differently. 483 more words