It’s Sunday, 66 days ATN and 26 days since the start of chemo. I think I’ve finally recovered from the last infusion round, which may have been a double whammy of “chemo flu” on days 3-5 and “keto flu” on days 7-9. Maybe the next post will be about the “Cheetos flu.” Since I’m feeling… Continue reading Daruma: The Cancer Treatment Mascot
It’s Sunday, 59 ATN and 19 days since the start of chemo. It’s been quite a weekend. Or perhaps quite a non-weekend since I spent a good chunk of it sleeping. Its hard to say if the side-effects are worse this time around, but on Friday and Saturday it definitely felt as if I was… Continue reading Infusion #2 Side Effects
It’s Wednesday, 55 days ATN and 15 days since the start of chemo. I’m wearing the pump again but ordered a fanny pack off of Amazon so at least I can carry it around comfortably. The InfuSystem people who make the pump really have to upgrade their case! And once again no showers. One nurse… Continue reading Infusion #2 – still sans chocolate; This porridge is too hot! This porridge is too cold!; Don’t drink that. It’s too healthy for you!
It’s (still) Tuesday, day 12 After The News. But this is a special post because… The M&M Show Premiers! The M&M Show blog site is live! All of the posts up until this one are recreated from notes, emails, and some drafts I’ve been writing in anticipation of launching the site. Thankfully I acquired “the-mm.com”… Continue reading The M&M Show Premieres!
It’s Thursday, 7 days after The News. Ins & Outs With all the attention being paid to the exit side of my digestive system the intake side apparently felt a bit left out. This morning I woke with pain in one of my molars. From experience (I’ve had four root canals and an implant) it’s… Continue reading Ins & Outs
[This post was authored on July 28, but draws from texts, emails, and other sources in an attempt to best capture what I felt on July 15.] It’s colonoscopy day. I’ve been fasting for a day and last night had to do the first bowel prep. I’m told the one I’m using, Suprep, is the… Continue reading Lights! Camera! Tumor?