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Waiting, the Unknown, and Other Things I Dislike

This morning the oncologist’s nurse is supposed to call to tell me when I begin chemo. They’ve been waiting to get approval from the insurance company. 509 more words

Breast Cancer

PET Scan Results & Chemo Round #5

PET Scan 

April 13, 2017

Thursday, 12:30 pm

I went in for my second PET scan on this past Thursday. This scan was different from my first initial one. 974 more words


Chemo Round # 4

April 4, 2017

Tuesday, 10:00 am

Following treatment three, it did hit harder than my other treatments and I am still not sure why. The week following treatment was a lot better. 513 more words


Cancer Free, yay!

Today I had my 4-month dermatology and oncology appointments at Kaiser Permanente Mapunapuna and Moanalua locations, respectively. At dermatology, I was ready for every spot on my body (from the top of my head to the bottom of my feet) to be more melanoma. 816 more words

Daily Reflection


Looking back, I don’t recall a time that I wasn’t self conscious about the way I looked. I wanted to change anything I could about myself, from my hair to my toes. 763 more words


Chemo Round # 3

March 21, 2017

Tuesday, 10:00 am

Second round of chemo was better than the first. I had so much energy after treatment and the days following. 656 more words


Medical ID Bracelets

So I have to admit that because of my history I’ve got a pretty lengthy medical file that probably weighs more in pounds than it measures in thickness.   1,019 more words