Hi friends! I can’t believe I get to say this but the day after tomorrow (December 13th) I will be getting what is hopefully my LAST chemo treatment! (Can I get an A-men?) I wasn’t aware of this before I started chemo, but there is a tradition that after your last chemo treatment you get […]Read More Ring My (Chemo) Bell
Hi friends! We made it through Chemo #16 on November 29th and I’m getting ready for what is hopefully my LAST treatment (#17) on December 13th! It feels so good to be able to put that in print! We’ve come a long way since May! I’ve been wanting to blog and update everyone but haven’t […]Read More All I want for Christmas: Chemo #16 Update
Hi friends! We made it through Chemo #15 on November 15th (my second dose of the Red Devil) and I’m getting ready for Chemo #16 tomorrow!! The aftermath of my last treatment (as expected) was unpleasant to say the least. The nausea and side effects seemed to linger longer this time around and truth be […]Read More Chemo #15: Things I’ve Learned Along the Way
Hi friends! It’s Wednesday evening and I figured I should update everyone before things get crazy with another round of the Red Devil coming up tomorrow (oh boy!) Like most people I have talked to, it seems like right when you start feeling normal again (yesterday and today) it’s time for another poisoning! 😉 It’s […]Read More Calm before the Chemo Storm: Test Results
Since a lot of our family is not on social media so I wanted to share our full wedding video! On June 18, 2018 I didn’t feel like a “cancer patient” or someone who might be living on borrowed time. I just felt like a bride. Mark and I have been through a few more […]Read More Thanking My Lucky Stars: Wedding Video!
Hi friends! Apologies for the delay in updating you. I completed chemo treatment (#14!!) on Thursday November 1st with the new Chemo drugs Adriamycin (aka “the red devil”) and Cytoxan. I had heard from friends (and my doctor) that the new regimen was particularly rough…… and oh boy….they were right. The day I received chemo […]Read More The (Red) Devil is in the Details: Chemo #14
Cool Cap Crew to the Rescue October 9, 2018Living With Cancer Guest Blogger I’ve always had nice, long, thick hair. It’s always kind of been “my thing,” something I really liked about myself and often identified myself by. This spring – before my cancer diagnosis – my hair had become something I was focusing […]Read More How I’ve Kept (Most) of My Hair: Cool Cap Crew to the Rescue!