Tag Archives: WBR

A Prost: To the Travel Neck Pillow

The side effects from WBR have been ramping up.  I completed treatment on the 8th, but the full effects of treatment kick in 2-weeks afterwards, now. For the most part I’m tired.  (I’m getting sick of hearing myself say that.) … Continue reading

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No, it’s you not me.

From October 2011 to February 2013 Crizotinib was my go-to targeted therapy.  We had a good run but like all things, it has come to an end. After careful evaluation of my February 13th chest and liver CT scan, it … Continue reading

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What to do – What to do?

It’s true.  I’m getting tired from WBR.  I don’t feel a huge dip is quality of life though. Why?  Because I am choosing to do the fun things and skipping the un-fun. I’m not cleaning the house.  I am chopping … Continue reading

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Four Zaps Remain

My daily brain zaps will stop on Friday at 4:00.  At that time, I will have completed 14 total. I’m hesitant to state, “It’s not so bad”.  The peak of discomfort is anticipated to hit two-weeks after my last zap. … Continue reading

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Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Brain

The WBR process is strange. I can endure getting strapped down to a board by my head.  I can tolerate the confining mask placed over my face.  I can accept the bleach like stench that is produced in my head. … Continue reading

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One more Zap Day this week

Well, WBR kicked my tush on Day 1!  Not exactly what I wanted to have happen but damn, it happened! I was one of the rare cases, the one that reacts on Day 1 to WBR.  My first session took … Continue reading

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Ramping up

Here I go again.  Eager to give cancer a beating.  This time with whole brain radiation (WBR).  My first zap takes place on Tuesday evening.  After that, I’ll have 13 more sessions.  Three weeks in all.  For the most part … Continue reading

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Grapefruit Anyone?

As I suspected the last handful of days have been crazy. The birthday.  That was great considering I had a dentist appointment that day.  I really dislike the dentist.  Somehow, I managed to be showered with birthday gifts from my … Continue reading

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