Conquering Side Effects

When I first learned that I needed chemotherapy every two weeks, my brain immediately jumped to the dark side.  How long was I going to live, and what impact would the side effects have on the rest of my life? I pictured myself bald, skeletal, and vomiting all day long.  That’s how it is inContinue reading “Conquering Side Effects”

Gratitude

It’s 3 AM.  The house is quiet.  I am the only one awake. Even the teenagers, who keep vampire hours, are sleeping.  Today was my first chemo day in four weeks.  I had a little “chemo vacation” because of a bad skin reaction.  Chemo days are not painful, but the steroids keep me awake andContinue reading “Gratitude”

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