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so long, alex

so. just read alex trebek is going back on chemo.

honestly, i am not surprised even a little bit. when he announced he had ‘beaten stage 4 pancreatic cancer’ i just kind of shook my head in sorrow. 315 more words

The Next Chapter

I wanted to apologize for not posting for the last few weeks. We had a marvelous wedding on August 31st, and although my energy wasn’t quite what I wanted it to be, I felt beautiful on my wedding day which is all I could ever ask for post cancer diagnosis. 467 more words

Breast Cancer

Round 7: Pushing for Poison

First, I’d like to thank my white blood cells for taking a vacation, allowing me an additional week in between chemo sessions. I thoroughly enjoyed food without it tasting like metal, and the extended leave from bizarre aches and pains was charming. 1,715 more words

Cancer Life

Sunny Days Ahead

Sunday March 10th was when I hit bottom. The following Monday I spent some of my day researching what could possibly be wrong with me – I starting by looking at postpartum depression symptoms. 1,227 more words

Okay, so now what?

There’s a part of Brené Brown’s The Gifts of Imperfection that discusses the idea of expectation. How if you tell yourself you have ZERO expectations for name-your-thing, that you’re not actually protecting yourself from disappointment or that you don’t care. 433 more words

Chemo

NEW CHEMO THERAPY STOPS LOSS OF HAIR: WOMEN FEEL NORMAL

Prime Patriot: “CANCER patients losing their hair could be a thing of the past – thanks to a new breakthrough. The findings will offer hope to millions who suffer, arguably, one of the most distressing side effects of treatment.” 63 more words

News

Update on the Cancer Chronicles

Catchy, huh? I’m sad that I JUST came up with that.

Today I heard from my doctor’s office who said they are going to FINALLY… 130 more words