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What’s New?

Not much going on here, but a lot going on at the same time…if that makes sense.

As far as this cycle goes, it’s been about the same as the last. 422 more words

Self-injections, you don't scare me no more!

Guess what?

I did my injection this morning LIKE AN ABSOLUTE BOSS!!!

Katrina, if you are reading this, you are my hero, your tips were an absolute lifesaver!!! 386 more words



A year ago today my family’s life changed.  My mom had gone to the hospital on January 13, 2017, with what she thought was a stroke.  737 more words

Chemo Brain?

Recently I had and interesting experience with the side effects of chemotherapy.  Most people who have gone through chemo are familiar with chemo brain.  It’s a very common side effect that impacts your cognitive ability in the wake of your chemo treatments. 692 more words

For Serious

Chemo Caps

As previously mentioned, my father-in-law is currently undergoing chemotherapy for cancer. It is going well, but he has indeed lost his hair (the beard seems to be hanging on, though). 772 more words


Delayed Intensification - Day 26

Today (Saturday) was an altogether better day after all. The spiking temperatures continued, but Kip’s appetite is improving and, very importantly, he has neutrophils again. 334 more words


Chemo at home is fun!


Firstly, chemo is go! My platelets were behaving. Still low but behaving. So now I have this amazing 2 days of chemo at home! Super easy, I just carry around my little ‘baby’s bottle’ as they call it, which slowly diffuses into me over 46 hours! 558 more words