Monthly Archives: February 2011

Boring old update

Oh god, I’m bored. Bored, bored, bored. Bored of being in pain. Bored of feeling slightly nauseous from the medications I take because I’m in pain. Bored of having to wait for my next round of treatment. Bored of being … Continue reading

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Surviving and thriving

It’s Monday, which means it’s been four days since I last ate and three days since my surgery. I’m pretty amazed at how good I’m feeling. I was destroyed after my surgery in December, but this one, not so much. … Continue reading

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The latest (but not greatest) news

Chemo on Wednesday was a breeze. I felt fine, only slept a little, went to bed early, and woke up Thursday feeling great. But then I started having abdominal pain that was increasing too fast to be ok and I … Continue reading

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That was easy

Robovein took 45 minutes to go in. Far better than the first one I had placed which took almost two and a half hours and was accompanied by a symphony of swearing (on the part of the surgeon). I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Jumping in, both feet

I am going to Toronto Western shortly to have my central line (heretofore known as “robovein”) inserted. I’m not allowed to eat, but I’m also a bit nervous and closer to nausea than hunger. I’m trying not to think about … Continue reading

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Hair

Somewhere around 3 p.m. Friday, the slightly sore throat I’ve had for the past few days was joined by sinus congestion, blocked ears, and mild but persistent vertigo. And here I was hoping to spend my last weekend before chemo … Continue reading

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Better living through pharmaceuticals

Four days of wellbutrin and I feel almost…well. Probably the placebo effect and my increasing ability to process events around me as being outside my control and thus not worth fretting about too much after a certain point. When your … Continue reading

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