Monthly Archives: March 2011

The power of negative thinking

I spent half of yesterday dealing with delayed chemo-induced nausea and vomiting (note to self: just because you got away with failing to take your steroids the first day after chemo, doesn’t mean you should push it the second day) … Continue reading

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Another one down

Chemo #2 happened today. So far, so good. No allergic reactions and no exploding body parts yet. We’ll see if I make it through the day tomorrow, but I think I’ll be fine. The only side effect right now is … Continue reading

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Oh, hi

The oncologist asked me today if I was nervous to start chemo again this week. A little, I said. Every time you guys do something to me, it’s a disaster. She didn’t argue with that. I think I would feel … Continue reading

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Don’t bother getting your hopes up

I saw my oncologist today (or, rather, the woman replacing Dr. M, who had to fly to Orlando for a conference) and as I feared, she bumped my chemo back another week. Except the chemo day unit is booked solid … Continue reading

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Hair

My hair started to fall out two days ago. I was rubbing my head and thought to myself, I should wash my hair, my scalp hurts. Then I remembered the signs of imminent hair loss, grabbed a few strands, and … Continue reading

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