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Fog as Thick as Peanut Butter

I’ve always loved Yukon Cornelius of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer fame. He was so blissfully ensconced in his search for silver and gold that he tended to be oblivious to what was going on around him. 854 more words

Cancer Remission

Weak and confused

14 July 2014

It’s horrible to wake up in the morning feeling sick and fatigued: just getting up becomes a challenge. In the first week after chemo I found that small daily rituals took on extra significance. 596 more words


28. Epilogue

I’m three weeks out of my last chemo treatment.  My onc pulled me off acyclovir (an anti-viral) a week ago because he suspected it was causing my 101+ fevers.  2,056 more words

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

27. Letting Go

The last week of chemo, two weeks ago, began like all the rest except for the easily perceptible smirk on my face that said I’m almost done with this and I ain’t never gonna study chemo no more.  3,142 more words

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Dual Reality

For those of you who have been patiently waiting, the news is in. I have officially passed the 2 year mark in remission. This is HUGE when you’re a survivor. 805 more words

Cancer Remission

The fog comes rolling in ~

One thing I have always liked about myself is that I am smart. Being “nice” was a given, I had British parents and manners and politeness are culturally very important. 328 more words

Breast Cancer

26. My Blind Spots

I’m feeling pretty good.  One more week of feeling good and then last treatment week.  As much as there is to complain about with chemotherapy, and I’ve done more than my fair share of complaining, I’m fearful of ending treatment because in chemo at least I know that I’m doing something about the cancer.  2,155 more words

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia