Tag Archives: Chemotherapy

Starting a Collection

Still feeling nothing from the retina hemorrhage, I am being told that I have more in both eyes now. Looking at my eye images on screen while being told this is blood… that is likely plasma…this here is…  I’m drifting, his … Continue reading

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Hair, or Lack Thereof

For a good portion of my life my hair spent it’s time pulled back into a ponytail.  Every now-and-then I’d get a great cute shortish cut. Eventually due to lack of caring it would grow long enough to be pulled … Continue reading

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Goofy Video on Targeted Therapies

I found this video poking around the Lung Cancer Mutation Consortium website this AM. (The map on the home page is a little out of date.  My cancer center OHSU is a recent member of the consortium.) The video below … Continue reading

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Blueberries!

Over the past year eating food has been a bit of a challenge. Last June and July I was in chemo & radiation (yes, at the same time).  With radiation treatment I had to stay away from certain foods, like … Continue reading

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h2o

A very significant POSITIVE moment just occurred!!! I drank approximately 4 ounces of water pain free! I was not chugging but small controlled continuous sips did NOT hurt. Wow! I’m leery about trying it again. I want to be happy … Continue reading

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Meals

I’ve been asked by a few people now about adding more meal delivery postings for August. Truth is, I can’t eat much right now. That’s not exactly true. I can eat 3 things right now: eggs*, bread, and fried rice*. … Continue reading

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Done with Week 7

Yes….I made it though another week. It was looking a little iffy on Wednesday but I made it. I attribute my success to my pain pills. They are fantastic! Things I learned this week Good pain pills relive all the … Continue reading

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Week 8 Schedule

Monday (July 25th) 9:00 Radiation 9:30 Blood Work Tuesday (July 26th) 9:00 Radiation 10:30-12:00 Cancer Group Meeting 12:30-1:30 Acupuncture Wednesday (July 27th) 9:00 Radiation & meet with Dr. W (LAST RADIATION TREATMENT!) Thursday (July 28th) 1:00-1:30 Shiatsu Massage 1:30-2:30 Acupuncture … Continue reading

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Visiting Kim on the Home Streatch

This post is written by SW: So Kim is almost done with treatments (one week from today) – Hooray! And…being one week away from finishing also means that she is seven weeks weak from the treatment. Eating and drinking are … Continue reading

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Week 7 Schedule

Monday (July 18th) 9:00 Radiation 9:30 Blood Work Tuesday (July 19th) 9:00 Radiation 10:30-12:00 Cancer Group Meeting  12:30-1:30 Acupuncture Wednesday (July 20th) 9:00 Radiation & meet with Dr. W Thursday (July 21st) 9:00 Radiation 10:30-11:30 Saying “thank you” to infusion room … Continue reading

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