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The End of This Trail…

It is so hard to believe that I’m pretty much at the the end of my cancer journey. I got my final treatment last Thursday. I have other appointments. I will get a heart scan and then see my oncologist … Continue reading

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My, How Time Flies…

It’s almost over. There is one treatment left to go. There will still be a few more months of cancer related tests and appointments, of course. And the port will have to be flushed every six weeks until they decide … Continue reading

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Simple Truths…

Life is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s the way it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference. This was the opening line of an email forwarded to me by a couple of … Continue reading

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Patience…

I am not a particularly patient person. (And before anyone suggests it, I am far too smart to actually ask the Lord to help me learn to be patient. Not gonna fall for THAT one! LOL) Having cancer pretty much … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at Radiation Treatments…

Five weeks of radiation down, and two more to go. I go in later than usual on Monday so they can do some additional setup for the final seven treatments, called “boost” treatments. So far, the radiation has targeted the … Continue reading

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Seven Down, One More to Go!

Well, I’ve gotten seven of my eight scheduled dense dose chemo treatments. Just one final big bad one to go after this! I am so excited to be done with it. I’ll still keep getting the Herceptin through October or … Continue reading

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Hilarity as Therapy…

My therapist says my sense of humor is a big part of what helps me get through the stress of having cancer. (Not to leave God out here, because we both also recognize and acknowledge that He is my ultimate … Continue reading

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