Popular culture seems to really be speaking to me lately. I would have posted this yesterday but the rad onc news was too exciting. I can sure as heck empathize with John Oliver’s take on this shitty year – add a frame at the end of this that says, “Oh yeah, and Erika got fucking CANCER.… Continue reading Fuck You, 2016
Omgomgimsoexcitedimsoexcited!!!! I have my first radiation oncology appointment scheduled! Ok I know that’s a really weird thing to get super excited about, but remember who we’re talking about here – ME. And I get excited when things get put on the calendar. It makes them real! Having an appointment scheduled with Dr. Zap means that… Continue reading I HAVE A RAD-ONC APPOINTMENT!!!
Between bald women on SNL, election day, and infusion #5, I have not had a chance to post this little side story about my hand. Yes, my hand; if it’s not one thing it’s another. If you’ll recall, during my mastectomy, I had a sentinel lymph node biopsy done on my right side. They removed… Continue reading So here’s a long story
Ok, I’m still here … how many days have I been asleep?? Chemo #5 was much like 1, 2, 3, and 4 … just more of it. I started to feel the effects of it during the infusion itself on Tuesday, which up until now I really hadn’t been. Slept on the drive home and… Continue reading Helllloooo….?
YES! The snark is back! It’s the word of the day, and the word of the campaign!! Leave it to guess-who to help keep it real for my chemo funday, sending me the best-timed cancer card yet. Thank you!! Love you!! Now everyone, go vote FOR HER! I voted two weeks ago and am now getting chemo infusion… Continue reading In Honor of Election Day, and Chemo #5 (#nsfw, #mypoliticalopinion)
This random, unplanned early morning post is brought to you by the lovely cocktail of DST ending + starting the steroid pre-med yesterday + the chronic early morning insomnia I’d most likely be having anyway even without those other two things… You’re welcome. Last night we watched SNL (love that I can do that on… Continue reading More Kick Ass Bald Women
When I went on my hat shopping spree, I fell in love with a slouchy knit hat on Etsy. It is a normal hat, not a cancer-head hat. When I tried it on (pre-bald) it looked fine; without hair it looks a bit like … well, like it needs hair coming out from under it.… Continue reading Slouchy Hat