Author Archives: amyrose442012

Hair – It Returns

Well, hello there eyelashes. Oh how I’ve missed you. You’ve been gone so long. It’s so nice to see you again. 🙂 My eyelashes are almost back. The bottom lashes are fully grown and the top lashes are about half … Continue reading

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And So It Begins…

As previously mentioned, on Friday, August 22nd, I had what they call a “dry run” radiation session. This means that I went into the radiation room and they lined me up to the machine based on the scans, x-rays and … Continue reading

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Radiation Therapy

Here is a summary of what radiation will be like for me. Continue reading

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Peach Fuzz

It’s a good thing it’s peach season ’cause I’ve got the hair for it. Bwahahahaha. And…that’s why I’m an auditor and not a comedian. 🙂 Seriously, though, I’m super grateful to have hair coming in. It originally looked white but … Continue reading

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Port Removal

I’m happy to report that I had my port removed on July 25th. It was an annoying little thing but it saved my veins. Sadly, without a port, the chemotherapy would have ruined many of my veins. I’m glad that … Continue reading

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The Light at the End of the Chemo Tunnel

It’s here!! Just two days away!! I can finally see it!! My final chemo transfusion. Only one more bout of pain. Yippy!! So excited. This journey began in February and it’s been a long five months. But, it’s not over … Continue reading

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Round 7 Recovery

So, I’m recovering from round 7. I know I’ve briefly explained the side effects of Taxol but I thought I would elaborate a little more since I’m in the midst of it. After the treatment, I am very weary, not … Continue reading

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Happy Happy Happy

What am I so happy about? It’s July!! July represents my fourth and last month of chemo. So excited to complete this phase. Yay for July!!

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Round 6

Tomorrow is round 6. I feel like I’ve been on this journey for forever. Taxol hasn’t been nearly as bad as the AC rounds…so far anyway. I spoke to my breast cancer bestie who just finished her treatments last week … Continue reading

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Round 5 – Coming Up

I’m not going to sugar coat it. The first four rounds of chemo have been rough. The side effects have been similar to the ones I experienced while pregnant…only about 10 times worse and I actually lost weight. 10 pounds … Continue reading

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