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2nd Round of Chemo

Today was my second round of chemo. It was actually much less traumatic than I expected it to be. It really helped that someone in the BC Connections Facebook group commented that her second round went a lot better than the first – so rather than hearing horror stories about the second round, I am… Read More »

Chemo day in pictures …

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 chemo itself. Since they need to wait for the blood test results, we had about a half hour between the blood draw and the appointment with… Read More »

First day of chemo

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 the emotions didn’t last too long. The A only took about 10 minutes (three vials). While they were doing it, the person across from me was… Read More »