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A Few Minutes in the Microwave, Please!

I wrote Monday about the Chemo roller coaster of the unexpected and late this week I’ve been flying down one of Chemo’s biggest drops. Okay, bad analogy but I started it Monday and it kind of works. I felt pretty … Continue reading

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Previous Pattern Holds: Day Two Sucks

My third chemo treatment was Monday and so far the pattern has mirrored No. 2 with a few deviations. So that means, essentially, the start of my Wednesday sucks. Let’s play editor and re-phrase that. So far my Wednesday really … Continue reading

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Chemo’s Strange, Odd, Educational Factors

It seems something interesting or odd happens frequently during the Chemo/Cancer journey. There certainly has been some odd things up, down and unexpected since my first Chemo treatment for Lymphoma, now more than a month ago. For example, about two weeks ago … Continue reading

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Never Knew 20 Minutes of Gardening Could Be Exhausting

The last couple of days have been interesting. I felt pretty good Friday. I felt really good Saturday until nightfall. Then Sunday I felt like crap – really exhausted. Hmmm … There’s just no figuring this damn Chemo thing out. … Continue reading

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Losing My Hair – Sing Along With Me!

She asks me why I’m just a hairy guy I’m hairy noon and night Hair that’s a fright I’m hairy high and low Don’t ask me why Don’t know It’s not for lack of bread Like the Grateful Dead Darling … Continue reading

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Making Adjustments, Good News after Oncologist Visit

I love my oncologist. He’s direct, honest, great sense of humor and puts up with my nonsense. This morning’s visit with Doc Butler was mostly good news. He liked the way I got through the first 2-4 days of Chemo but … Continue reading

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