Month: March 2018

How Tired I Am

Today I smell like a bar of Zest soap from the 1980s. Thanks to chemo, I’m too weak and dizzy to take my usual shower, so I mopped myself up with those bathing cloths I brought home from the hospital over a year ago. They...

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Another Round of Chemo Underway

My platelets were good enough this week (113) that I was cleared to take round 6 of chemo last night at bedtime. I don’t feel great this morning, but I am relieved to have finally reached the halfway point of my planned...

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So Stinking Close

Got my CBC results yesterday, and my platelets were 93. Close, but not quite the 100 we were looking for, and my doctor is a bit of a stickler for these things. That means Chemotherapy Round 6 is delayed by yet another week,...

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This Post Isn’t about Cancer

Mom and Dad gave me money for my birthday, which was almost two weeks ago. The present I bought with that money arrived today: a Bissell SpotBot Pet carpet and upholstery cleaning machine. I had one of these SpotBots with my...

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