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Hair Talk: Why I Shaved My Head Before Starting Chemo and Why I Nixed the Wig

When I was diagnosed with recurrent ovarian cancer in 2019 and was subsequently prescribed chemo after my second surgery, I had many, many thoughts ricochetting around the expanse of my mind; however, losing my hair was not one of them. 594 more words



Nature is a wonderful teacher, and I’ve learned many life lessons by spending time in the garden. At times my garden seems like a metaphor of my life. 1,195 more words


Chemo, Round 3. Take 2.

After the failed attempt at getting chemo last week, round 3 (take 2) this week was successfully administered. As a very good friend and neighbor pointed out to me today, we are 1/4 of the way done! 1,654 more words


Post-Surgery Update

Hi Friends,

I had surgery on Tuesday, 8.20.19, in the morning and I have been doing well since then.

I spoke with the suregon this morning and he was able to get very clear margins during my surgery. 75 more words

Bone Cancer

Diary of My Death, Post #22

Chemo infusion #18 (two weeks later)

Treatment Days 245-259

Go to FIRST post –> Diary of My Death, Post #1

(For the past three treatments I’ve not gotten around to posting here, but I did take notes. 1,070 more words

Dealing With Death

Go Chemo

As in, “Go away!” It’s been the four months since my last injection and I’m supposed to be over it. I still feel weak but that’s probably from just lazing around. 39 more words


Update (The one where WeeGee has a sense of humour by-pass)

Hello there, you lovely lot! It’s been a while since my last post hasn’t it? I swear to God I’ve been meaning to sit down and write an update but you know how it goes…. 733 more words