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I'm bound to thank you...

Friday night in Metro Atlanta was rough. The news about downtown was scary and complicated. There is so much hurt in this world and the death of George Floyd lit a match and understandably so. 364 more words

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Sock it to me...

So, two weeks post chemo are in the bag. I still have to wear my compression sock because despite my best effort, the edema comes and goes. 438 more words

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I Feel the Earth Move...

There is something liberating about finishing chemo. Or, maybe I should say there is something energizing about finishing it. I celebrated by playing in the dirt on my first chemo-free, three-day weekend. 424 more words

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The Final Countdown

We started with 21 days on our paper chemo chain and by last Friday we were down to none. You ring a bell to signify that you are done with chemotherapy. 559 more words

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Bells will be ringing

Today is the day. I finish my chemo treatments. There have been 14 of them. Two induced life-threatening allergies so we tacked on two more to get 12 rounds of Abraxane, the less toxic version of Taxol. 459 more words

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The Long and Winding Road

The penultimate chemo session is done. We are down to one more treatment before we switch to maintenance for the Herceptin and the next phase of my treatment. 473 more words

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The Hard Way

My oncologist warned me that the side effects would get stronger as we neared the end. Well, the chemo flu returned this weekend and with it came a fever of 101.9. 184 more words

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