More extreme reactions

More extreme reactions

Sat July 12, 2014
I'm discovering that my allergic reactions to things are heighten now that I'm on chemo. I have this odd reaction to kale. When I eat it (or chard) within…
Post Chemo day 3

Post Chemo day 3

Thu July 10, 2014
Today was a mixed day. It began badly - actually it was more that last night ended badly. I was feeling pain in a way that I had never…
Chemo day in pictures …

Chemo day in pictures …

Wed July 9, 2014
Step one was to have the access placed into my port. This allows the nurse to draw blood for blood tests, but is also used for the infusion of…
The pains with the American system

The pains with the American system

Mon July 7, 2014
Having decent insurance has made most of the process of cancer treatment go smoothly. You'd have thought with a week of advance notice, it would all be figured out…
First day of chemo

First day of chemo

Mon July 7, 2014
So today was day 1 of chemo. It was a little emotional when she pushed the Doxorubicin (A) - they closed the curtains when I started crying - but…
Joining the cancer blogosphere

Joining the cancer blogosphere

Sun July 6, 2014
I have been blogging for a few weeks now, but I have been very hesitant to read other people's cancer blogs. I've been hesitant to reach out to too…
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