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Groundhog Day...

Fever. Chills. Night sweats. Insomnia. Pain. Discomfort. Rest. Drugs. Drugs. Drugs. Repeat.

This has been my reality for the past week and will continue to be for the next 3-4 weeks until the treatment starts taking effect. 342 more words


When Is Enough, Enough?

I thought I’ve done it all.  Said yes to everything I could possibly agree to.  That there was nothing left to do.  I’d done my job and now I get to live a cancer free life.  855 more words

Study Shows Quality Sleep Eludes Women – Natural Remedies may Help

From World Health .Net

Poor quality sleep, frequent interruptions in sleep duration, and  waking earlier than desired are commonplace in today’s 24/7 society.

Paivi Polo-Kantola, from the University of Turku (Finland), and colleagues surveyed 850 mothers about their sleep when they were 42 years old, on average. 223 more words

The Cool Pillow: Tackling those night sweats

I’ve been suffering a bit recently from the night sweats and was beginning to get rather desperate about it, due to lack of sleep etc. Then, miraculously enough, I came across the ‘cool pillow’ and decided to give it a go. 206 more words


I Just Had To Get A New Pillow

The combination of a poorly cooled townhouse (the result of an untimely coil leak in the central air conditioning), night sweats, cats who think it’s cool to use me as a natural radiator, aches and pains in my hips, legs, shoulders, forearms and hands, and a recurrent neck strain have all robbed me of sleep almost every night this summer. 459 more words


Over a year ... now what?

It’s been one year and one month since my total hysterectomy (complete uterus removal, ovaries and fallopian tubes left intact).  Now what?

I continue to read various things about hysterectomies often.   1,233 more words


The Trials and Tribulations of Oral Steroids

For the week before I was hospitalized for the severe asthma attack I was on prednisone. Then for over two weeks following my discharge from the hospital, I was on a prednisone taper. 859 more words