After each chemotherapy session, I was given a drug called Neulasta. The drug works to boost the white blood cell count, and it seemed to work really well; at each of my chemo sessions, they did a blood test and my WBC counts were always above the normal range. Initially I was careful about contagion and… Continue reading CAUTION!! HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL!
I have not posted in a while because it’s been fairly uneventful here in cancerville; yet pretty hectic in Santaville. Making my list and checking it twice. Usually at Christmastime I clean out the kids’ playroom (aka our family room) to make room for new toys, and to make it so that people can actually use the… Continue reading Achoo.
I came across a recent article in the NYT the other day that I read and thought about blogging about but initially decided not to. But then a breast cancer support Facebook group I’m in posted on this topic, with active commentary and strong opinions. So now I have thoughts, and when I have thoughts,… Continue reading I’m fine, thank you; and how are you?
Breaking news story! I definitely recommend taking this advice!! Now THIS is “real” news. http://www.theonion.com/article/cancer-researchers-dont-get-cancer-34599
After a few days of sleeping, I seem to be coming out of it a bit. But as predicted, round six was (is) a doozie. I know I’ve complained about this before but the mind-numbing boredom during the days immediately following chemo is the most depressing part. Not the hardest part – the actual feeling… Continue reading Bored of Boredom