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No toasts to my recovery for four months

I’m slipping a bit on weekly updates but that should mean the news is good – and for the most part, that would be an accurate assessment. The past week remained a roller coaster of recovery but with good signs … Continue reading

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Was that a corner I just turned?

Cancer treatment recovery is a tricky and stubborn cuss. There certainly are days I feel much better usually followed by a day or two of ‘will this ever end?’ But since my last update, just over a week ago, I … Continue reading

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Yuck – the downward slide begins

It’s a Tuesday afternoon, day after my stem cells were returned to my system, nauseated, diarrhea, no appetite, no energy and a long way to go. That’s a downer but also reality. And again, this is day one of the … Continue reading

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Troops are amassing at the border

I have completed five of six straight days of chemotherapy treatment as of this morning (Sat.) with one to go today. I’ve been pretty accurate in describing what was to happen through this tear-down and build up process,  but getting … Continue reading

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Pushing Boundries; Making Things Happen

I’m excited for Monday. Monday starts the fourth week after my last chemo. And you see, I’ll be further removed from chemotherapy than any time this summer since my first treatment April 30. A week ago today, Aug. 1, I believe … Continue reading

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“It’s over!” 6 Chemos Down, Recovery Begins

I had my last chemo today! I had my last chemo today! I had my last chemo today! I wrote last week about all my friends who reminded me cheerfully that my last chemo was soon to be here and … Continue reading

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Rounding Third, and Heading for Home

On Monday, July 20, I will have my final Chemo treatment. It seems that I was all wound up over No. 1 just yesterday. I never thought half a summer would go so fast just sitting at home for two … Continue reading

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