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Mentally preparing

I am preparing myself for disappointment. I have convinced myself that I can endure six more rounds of chemo, but only if I can have a week off to gain some strength. Love how I’m bargaining with this cancer? Tomorrow I expect I’ll be bargaining with my oncologist. I only hope that taking a week… Read More »

Another day, another infusion

So today is my second Taxol infusion. We are definitely “regulars” at the infusion center. When one of the computers started its chant, we knew what it was saying, and what to do about it. If you listen carefully, you can make out that it is saying “low power, low power, low power” … so… Read More »

Doing Better

Thank-you everyone for your support during my meltdown phase. I know that I shall have more meltdowns, as they are a natural part of this process. I was actually getting concerned that I had not had one. They are like earthquakes, if you don’t have smaller ones for a while, you end up with a… Read More »

The pains with the American system

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 … but not so much. The chemo went well today – well seems like an odd word to use w.r.t chemo – it went, I’m feeling… Read More »