Monthly Archives: April 2013

New definitions…….

This week has been a physical struggle.  The new chemo is kicking my ass up and down a football field just for sport.  Here it is Friday, a full week after chemo and I had to struggle to make it … Continue reading

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; of a different kind

Originally posted on aliveandkickn:
Usually, when I see Semicolon, it has to do with someone who has had colon cancer.  This is different but warrants recognition.  Still resilient.  See you on Twitter.  And If I stopped following you on twitter,…

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Hair today, gone tomorrow?

Scan results, after only 1 2/3 chemo treatments showed some improvement.  That is always good.  2-4 more chemo treatments and then a new scan and radiation possible. I had the first round of Folfiri today.  It is certainly more difficult … Continue reading

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A little too much honesty

OK, I’m going to be honest.  During the last chemo when I had the bad reaction, I started feeling “funny” long before I said anything to the nurse.  It started with a headache at the base of my skull.  I … Continue reading

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Wonderful memories made

Yesterday, only a day after dealing with a life-threatening reaction to my chemo, I pulled on my big girl pants. (quite literally since chemo has made me into a rolly polly girl), but seriously, I put aside the events of … Continue reading

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Chemo number 26, or #2 in second round.

I had my second chemo in this round today and things did not go well First, they gave me a nurse that looked all of 18 to help my nurse.  She was supposed to access my port.  She stabbed me … Continue reading

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