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Post Chemo (Day 5)

Hey everyone, so today is the 5th day since chemo (the day that chemo was given counts as day 1). And I woke up with still a bit of gum pain, but nothing even close to what I experienced yesterday. 264 more words


Dry Mouth with Chemo

Okay, let me start this off by saying I didn’t think this day was coming. I have a permanent retainer in my mouth, that causes my mouth to produce too much saliva naturally. 351 more words


Chemo: Treatment 5 of 16

This will be short as there isn’t much to say.  Today is my first day of the T drug, which is supposed to be easier on my body, harder on my body hair.   245 more words

#5 - So Far So Good

I had my fifth chemo treatment today. So far, so good. I am done with the two drugs Adriamycin and Cytoxin that were in my first 4 treatments, now I will just have Taxol for these last 4. 689 more words

Reynolds household keeps faith alive

Of course, Bill loves birthdays! After close to 10 years of battling stage four lung cancer, my husband appreciates them.

This year on July 10, we just knew the celebration would be good. 221 more words


It’s been a hot minute since I’ve provided an update regarding the madness I’ve been going through.  The truth is this round completely knocked my socks off. 147 more words

Punching Cancer in the Face

QUESTION: Why does everyone insist on calling it the “fight” against cancer? – ISN’T THERE ANOTHER WORD?

Dear Another Word,

I really wish there was. If anyone can think of one, please let me know and we will start using it immediately. 354 more words