Experiences

Saturday Fun

October 5th, 2019 We had a busy but good day....weekly shopping, went to a local fair with a dear friend to watch a friend of ours sing, had an amazing dinner on the way home. A busy day fighting fatigue as I try to get stronger and as back to normal as I can before… Continue reading Saturday Fun

Thoughts

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Some people have asked me if I am done with my journey now that my chemotherapy treatments are over, and the answer is "No". I will not be done until I have been through my 3rd surgery, radiation and follow-up imaging showing that there is no sign of cancer anywhere in my body. With that… Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Experiences

Taxol #12

October 3rd, 2019 Mood: Excited 😄 My last Taxol treatment went well! Before my treatment I met with my oncologist and we had a great talk about how I have done and what my next steps are. All in all I navigated through my 16 chemo treatments very well. My side effects were minimal, mainly… Continue reading Taxol #12

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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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

Experiences

Shaving My Head

June 9th, 2019 Mood: Sad 😭 My sweet, amazing husband shaved my head this morning. I knew it was time when I woke up because the hair on the back of my head was hurting. I don't know how else to describe it... I couldn't watch while he was shaving my head and I haven't… Continue reading Shaving My Head

Experiences

More Hair Loss

June 8th, 2019 Mood: Sad 😢 Even more hair fell out today. I have a feeling that it won't be long now until I have Matt shave my head. This is heartbreaking to say the least, but it does mean the chemo is working, so I need to hold onto that! 😔