chemo

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.┬áIt 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…

Facing and surviving the Red Devil takes some prep-work and a HUGE amount of determination. It’s one that really knocks people on their butts. Usually given once every three weeks, my treatments were dose-dense, meaning it was one treatment every TWO weeks. It gave me just enough time to recover (which took about 5 days […] Read more…

It’s been 15 weeks since my last chemo treatment, and I’ve just now gotten to the point where I feel like I have enough hair on my head to be walking around without some sort of head covering. And now, we’re going into the winter season – go figure! Last week was a tearjerker for […] Read more…