The weather was beautiful at the beginning of last week, but for most of it, I wasn't able to muster up the energy to really go out to enjoy it. I am so fatigued. When they tell you about being fatigued from the chemo, they should say, "FAAAATIIIIGUED." That way, you can expect the level … Continue reading Fatigue. Tired. Whatever you want to call it.
Sitting here in the chemo chair, the lady next to me begins to tell me her story. She tells me that she was at work talking to a coworker and got a spasm in her arm. She said that her coworker told her that she began speaking incoherently (all things that she doesn't remember). They … Continue reading What I’ve Learned
Today will be my fourth immunotherapy treatment. On weeks one and three, I take a combination of Atezolizumab and nab-paclitaxel and on week two I only do the nab-paclitaxel. Week four I am off. I’m supposed to do this for the next two years if in three months we see that it’s working. With these … Continue reading Immunotherapy #4
Hi y’all, I know it’s been a long time since I’ve written. I guess I’ve been busy - surgeries, treatment, life and COVID... we can’t forget this COVID bullshit. 2020 has been one for the books. Oh yeah and the cat managed to knock my laptop off the table and I still haven’t bought a … Continue reading It’s Been Awhile
Note: I was looking through the "Cancer Blog" folder on my computer and ran across this blog that I wrote on December 18, 2019 and realized that I never posted it. So, here it goes... Today I cried in the shower. Lately I’ve been feeling… overwhelmed? I’m not sure if that’s the word I want … Continue reading I Cried In the Shower
I've been gone for a while. I felt like I needed to take a break. Actually, I still feel like I need to take a break. But anyway, a lot has happened since I last wrote. I finished proton therapy on October 4th. I went five days a week for seven weeks. The radiation beam … Continue reading The Struggle Continues…