Category Archives: Radiation

Coming Full Circle…

I’ve always been really good with dates, but I think it is safe to say that most cancer patients and survivors can easily rattle off “their” dates:  diagnosis, 1st surgery, 1st/last chemo, etc. When I was in North Carolina with … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Rest of Your Life

“Enjoy the Rest of Your Life” – Usually when you hear words like this, you might think of sarcastic remarks of a couple fighting or breaking up.  In a way, I broke up with my radiation oncologist today.  I went in for a … Continue reading

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RAD 33: I’m a Survivor

After reading this post title – start singing the well-known Beyoncé/Destiny’s Child song here (Survivor).  Yes, its cheesy, I know.  However, I can’t get that stupid song out of my head!  I walked into the cancer center today (July 18) believing that I still … Continue reading

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RAD: 29 – 32

I’m in the home stretch and happy to report that I’m still feeling good! Day 29:  Nothing new – you know what they say – “no news is good news.”  Petey was at the cancer center today.  Petey is one … Continue reading

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RAD: 22 – 28

Okay, I’m getting close!  80% done (sorry long post)! Nothing new to report for days 22 and 23 of radiation, other than I’m having some delayed side effects from chemo.  My bottom eyelashes are starting to fall out and my … Continue reading

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RAD: 15 – 21

14 treatments left! Day 15: This day fell on a Monday, so I met with my nurse and doctor again.  They looked at me and everything looked good.  The nurse told me something gross – I could get a yeast … Continue reading

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Great News!

You know how some people say/think that bad news (or deaths) come in threes.  Well, it seems that good news/luck struck 3 times for us in 1 day!  After what seemed like months of crappy things happening to us, we … Continue reading

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