chemo

Oh how easily I forget

Oh how easily I forget

Sun October 19, 2014
I had three days off of chemo (rather than 7 days between infusions, I had 10 days). In those three extra days, some of the persistent side effects of…
Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

Mon October 13, 2014
Last night I was reminded of Groundhog Day - if the groundhog sees his shadow, then 6-more weeks of chemo - if he doesn't see his shadow, then we are…
One more chemo day …

One more chemo day …

Mon October 6, 2014
So I've survived one more chemo day ... I type this as the monitor beeps saying I'm done ... with any luck this will be my last ... Had…
Permission …

Permission …

Sun October 5, 2014
On Friday, I gave myself permission to stop working while I'm on Taxol. I have been trying to sneak in small amounts of contract work, but I just haven't…
Fear and feeling better

Fear and feeling better

Wed October 1, 2014
Yesterday, I was scared. I didn't quite realize just how scared I was - and I couldn't quite label it. I was scared enough that I cried. Then I…
Another reflection on chemo brain

Another reflection on chemo brain

Mon September 15, 2014
[Free Webinar Wednesday, Sept 17, 9am PDT, noon EDT on chemo brain - http://www.lbbc.org/Events/2014-09-17-Chemobrain] A great blog post by Anne Boyer crossed my twitter stream today. In it she talks…
One more chemo day done!

One more chemo day done!

Mon September 15, 2014
Today was a busy day up at Stanford. I had an oncology appointment, chemo infusion, and then a workshop on make-up (sponsored by Look good feel better). I'll talk about…
Breast cancer prevention

Breast cancer prevention

Sun September 14, 2014
It is with mixed feelings that I read about breast cancer prevention. It is not that I want anyone to get breast cancer, I would not wish that on…
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