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 #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

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Sleeping pill didn’t work

August 23rd, 2019 Mood: Frustrated & Exhausted 😢 I was awake until about 6:30am as far as I know. After that Bo woke me up at about 7:30am, per usual and then I drifted on and off until my alarm went off. So, I got maybe 2 hours of sleep. I took my new med… Continue reading Sleeping pill didn’t work

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Home from Taxol #6

August 22nd, 2019 Mood: Exhausted 😔 We are home from my Taxol #6 treatment! Before each treatment I am weighed, my blood pressure is checked, my temperature is taken and they take 2 vials of blood so they can get certain levels that they are watching to indicate how well I am doing during chemo.… Continue reading Home from Taxol #6