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2nd Cycle Chemo

Hello All,

Just stopping by with a quick update to let you know how things are going.

I am pleased to be able to say that the change in dosage and stronger anti-sickness drugs have meant that this time, the treatment has been much, much easier.  227 more words


Cough, Cough.

At the beginning of February, 2015, on a Friday afternoon, it was noticed that I had begun coughing. It was a dry, hacking, raspy, unproductive cough. 121 more words


Whiny Walrus Writing

I stayed home again today – this means there isn’t going to be a paycheck next Friday. Good thing chemo is Wednesday, since I won’t need food or have much of a life for a week or two after that. 1,597 more words

Flying Monkeys

All systems go: A new treatment plan in motion

What a day, nay- what a week.

At work we are in the midst of the course registration frenzy. During this time there are a lot of time sensitive concerns, a high volume of varying needs, and general stress. 688 more words


Okay. Okay. So I was never really “gone” but man it sure felt like it for this past week.

Today, I semi-emerged from the chemo fog enough to let you guys know what’s going on. 743 more words

Breast Cancer

6 Months Post Chemo

I’ve just bypassed 6 months from the end of chemo.  I think I posted before, when I talked to the counselor she shared that the highest incident rate for depression in breast cancer patients happens approximately 6 months after treatment ends.   575 more words


Working and having cancer doesn't work

It’s been 8 months since my final round of radiation. Eight months! An eternity. Being the pessimist that I am, I have a tendency to focus on my ‘room for improvements’ instead of my accomplishments. 524 more words