chemo

Everyone at some point begins to lose hope. Eventually, I came to the point of accepting that I may not make it through my cancer diagnosis (but I still believe I have His promise that I will!). That’s a hard place to be, but it can also be very healing because I was finally able […] Read more…

Milestones are usually reserved to mark achievements: a significant birthday, a particular anniversary, something you’ve accomplished at work… But a milestone in cancer treatment is HUGE! Much bigger than people give them credit for. I would set events or activities I knew I wanted to do at the end of my treatments. When I got […] Read more…

For those of you who Bullet Journal, there are things you definitely need to keep track of during your chemo treatment. I didn’t bullet journal back then, but I did keep track of everything in a small 5″ x 8″ binder. It may be a bit tedious, but your doctor will thank you. So will all […] Read more…

Neuropathy is a very real side effect of chemotherapy treatment. It was something my oncologist was constantly asking me about during each of my weekly visits, especially during my Carbo/Taxol treatments. On her advice, I began to flood my system with certain vitamins a week before my Carbo/Taxol treatments began. What is Neuropathy? Peripheral Neuropathy […] Read more…

There are things I wish someone had told me about chemo, mastectomy surgery, and radiation therapy that are not necessarily life or death, but certainly would have helped before I got to each treatment in my journey. I’m trying my best to remember some of the random and weird things that I’ve come across during […] Read more…

“The Red Devil”, better known as AC Chemo, is quite a nasty piece of work. It’s It’s called “The Red Devil” for a reason. It wrecks havoc on your system, just like other chemotherapy. However, I’ve heard some pretty ugly stories about this particular type of chemo. It’s one that will hit your system so hard that you […] Read more…

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