Tag Archives: Taxotere

The Patchwork Girl, Falling Apart

I’ve been figuring out the patches over the last couple of months, learning all the little tricks that go along with any new regime. Things like the .1 patches don’t adhere that well -they’re just too large – but if … Continue reading

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Six Months After

Six months ago I had my last patient visit to the chemo lounge and my last infusion of cytoxin, taxotere, and steroids; my last little lie-down on the radiation couch was almost four months ago. My whole mad cancer adventure … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Bangs

I had been planning on waiting until Tuesday for my tonsure, just before my wig fitting, but this morning shower convinced me I really didn’t have the time. My fingers tangled with fallen hair. Out with the scissors; off with … Continue reading

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One Size Does NOT Fit All

I went in today for a follow-up questionnaire for the study I’m enrolled in and a blood draw for a Complete Blood Count (CBC); I brought my colored pencils to shade in the areas of my body in which I’d … Continue reading

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This Year

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ii6kJaGiRaI Well, I thought I was through the worst of it, and if this was what the pattern was going to be, I could live with it. Roughly two days jacked up on steroids; two to three days of moderate … Continue reading

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Day 3

Was fine until noon and then crashed hard.  Flu like symptoms, loss of appetite, congestion, body aches (particularly legs), stomach cramping,  yellow diarrhea, and utter exhaustion. poor little bunny… http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/6c5d06bc3f/man-flu-from-stuart

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