Tag Archive: Chemo

Apr 03

Huh? What? I Can’t Hear You!!


Hi Everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve blogged as I have been super busy! Chris & I got to go on vacation for a week down in the Florida Keys with his brother Mike and his wife Seanna. It was very last minute that we decided to go as I had kept saying I …

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Feb 25

On to the Next One – Taxol!


Hey Everyone, Sorry I’ve been slacking on updating since my last post. There goes my new years resolution of weekly postings, ooops! I kept finding excuses not to update. I was like well, why update now may as well wait till radiation is over. Well radiation is over but I have an appointment with my …

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Jan 24

Scan Results are in…


  Oh so much to say about my most recent check-in at Dana. We had an appointment on Wed, Jan 21, which was also Chris’ Birthday. What a way to spend his 33rd birthday, an all day appointment at Dana Farber! My appointment was with Dr. Bunnell at 11:30 to find out the results of my most …

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Oct 29

Weddings, Birthdays, Surprises, Transfusions, and Positive Thoughts

2nd Blood Transfusion

Hi All, Chris and I had a busy, fun filled weekend. It’s amazing what a difference it is when I’m off the chemo. Saturday started with me going with one of my best friends to check out her wedding venue and book it. It was such a fun afternoon and I could not be happier …

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Oct 10

Xeloda Check-In After Round 3


This past Monday, October 6th, I had my 3 week check-in at Dana Farber. I knew it was going to be long day as I had back to back appointments starting at 9AM. My first appointment was in the lab to get my blood checked and see if my tumor markers and red blood cells …

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Sep 03

Reality Bites

Biddeford Pool

Hey Everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful Labor Day weekend with family and friends. We were lucky enough to be invited up to Maine to our friend’s beach house for the week. Biddeford Pool is absolutely beautiful and being able to walk outside and be right on the beach is amazing. Unfortunately, Cancer …

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Aug 28

Chemo is my Drug of Choice


Hi Everyone, I finished my first round of Xeloda last Thursday and so far so good. I thought the side effects would be much worse than they have been so I’m relieved I’ve been feeling OK for the most part. I’ve been taking lots of naps and don’t really have an appetite but if that’s …

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Aug 05

Out with the Old and In with the New


Hey Everyone, As most of you know, I had a follow-up appointment at Dana Farber yesterday and it went really well. I had some back pain over the weekend, which got much worse Sunday night so the timing of the appointment could not have been better. When I met with Dr. Bunnell, he checked out my …

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