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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
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
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
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
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!!
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
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
When I think of all the things people have done for me and my family since my diagnosis, tears well up in my eyes. We have been very blessed. My mom, siblings, aunts and cousins have been so supportive. My … Continue reading
Sadly my hair started falling out today in handfuls. I actually have a lot of hair so you can’t see a dent in it yet…but it was very noticeable this morning when I washed my hair. I had infusion number … Continue reading
Great news – I still have my hair!!