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”
Tuesday was a stellar day. I don’t usually say that about my chemo appointments. The chemo was yucky and side effects nasty as usual, but my doctor’s visit was amaaaaazing! Every two to three months, I have a chest and lower abdomen CT scan. Waiting for results is excruciating. They take a long time dueContinue reading “Hope”
Of all the items the grocery store that perplex me, it happens to be bananas. Bananas drive me bananas!
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”
Columbus, Ohio has become a pretty artsy community over the last several years. We are fortunate enough to have the Columbus College of Arts and design, an art museum, many galleries, Chihuly glass at our nature conservatory, and my favorite, the Columbus Cultural Arts Center. The building that houses the Cultural Arts Center is artContinue reading “Try New Things”