Experiences

Sex & Chemotherapy

A few people have asked me about having sex during chemotherapy treatment. To put it simply, it is NOT safe to have sex until 48 hours after treatment. If you don't want to wait you can use condoms but do not have unprotected sex until that time period has passed. Why?? Because you can transfer… Continue reading Sex & Chemotherapy

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Breast Cancer & Chemotherapy….My Truth

What they say is true, from finding the first tumor during a self exam, to my diagnosis to finishing my entire treatment plan, undergoing multiple surgeries and getting a prescription for the drug that I will take for 10 years; an entire year will have gone by....for some patients it is far longer. A year… Continue reading Breast Cancer & Chemotherapy….My Truth

Experiences

Taxol #9

September 12th, 2019 Mood: Hopeful 😊 Chemo treatment day....#9 of 12....almost done! 💕 Everything went smoothly with my treatment. My nurse was from Barbados so it was great for us to talk to her about her home country since Matt and to are planning on going there in September of 2021. 😁

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Taxol #8 & Hubby’s Birthday

September 5th, 2019 Mood: Happy and Furious all in one day....😁 😫 Happy Birthday to my amazing husband!! I couldn't make it through this tough journey we are on without you...I love you sooooo much!! 💕 🎂 We are getting there.....#8 of 12 today! 💕 ***UPDATE*** I am sorry to say that I didn't have… Continue reading Taxol #8 & Hubby’s Birthday

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Taxol

The second part of my chemotherapy treatments consists of 12 treatments of Taxol. I started Taxol on July 18th and this time around the treatments are every week until October 8th. So, by the time I finish chemo in October I will have had a total of 16 treatments between all three drugs over a… Continue reading Taxol

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Adriamycin, Cytoxan & Neulasta

The first part of my chemotherapy treatments was a double dose of two drugs.....Adriamycin & Cytoxan. I started treatment on May 23rd, the day after my 15th wedding anniversary, and had 4 treatments every other week until July 5th. I had a Neulasta shot after each treatment and my blood was tested on my weeks… Continue reading Adriamycin, Cytoxan & Neulasta

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Taxol #7

Mood: Exhausted 😔 I have been battling a nasty cold for the last few days so I have been concerned as to if I would have my chemo today. After my blood was drawn we waited to talk to my oncologist; I need to have good numbers in order to have treatment, so I was… Continue reading Taxol #7