Experiences, Feelings

After Chemo Treatments Are Over

A few days after finishing chemo I started going through some fairly serious depression. I know that it doesn't make sense...why would I be so depressed?? I made it through one of the most difficult parts of my treatment, when so many patients don't for one reason or another, but I finished and on time… Continue reading After Chemo Treatments Are Over



Mood: Happy  😁I am feeling sooo much better today! Getting a good night's sleep makes such a difference for me, especially these days. I wish I could sleep this well every night, but it's usually only a few times a week. Good, quality sleep is so important while fighting cancer. I am on a few… Continue reading Ahhh…Sleep!


Dropping the Ball

April 16th, 2019 Mood: Stressed 😟 As if the last few days had not been stressful enough.... My surgery has been rescheduled to next Tuesday the 23rd. I don't feel like going through all of the ridiculousness but basically someone was supposed to call me way before today to go over the medications that I… Continue reading Dropping the Ball


PET Scan & MRI Results

April 5th, 2019 Mood: Relived 😌 I have wonderful news! My PET Scan & MRI came back clear of any additional cancer! My diagnosis is still serious, but at least we know now that I do not have any sign of metastatic disease. I will still have to go through chemo after my surgery on… Continue reading PET Scan & MRI Results


Surgery Date

April 2nd, 2019 Mood: Anxious 🙄 CT scan yesterday....MRI tomorrow....I should have all of the results back by this Friday. Crossing my fingers that they are both clear other than the cancer we already know about. Good news! My surgery has finally been scheduled for Thursday, April 18th. I have never had major surgery in… Continue reading Surgery Date