Start of Phase Two

I am at NY Oncology Hematology getting my first dose of my first cycle of my second chemotherapy regimen: Gemzar (gemcitabine) and carboplatin.  I like to sit in an out-of-the-way corner because it’s quieter–no chair neighbors watching TV.  It’s the same chemo schedule as before–Day 1 and Day 8 of a 21-day cycle–but very different […]

Improving the blog!

My friend Lisa is helping me to set up e-mail notifications so that when I add a blog entry, anyone who likes can get notified of it by e-mail.  It’s not quite working yet but…close!  Stand by for future exciting technological announcements.

Vanities: usefulness

(Part three of four musings on vanity’s role in my life.) I have always enjoyed being a person who is useful, who gets things done, who follows through on details, who is handy, who helps others more than needs help herself.  I can still be that person in some realms, but not others.  I am riding […]

“Chemo holiday”?

I’m currently on a bit of a ‘chemo holiday” to see if that helps with my various pain symptoms and the neuropathy.  I got numb fingers two weeks ago, which led to me calling off the Eribulin last week and the oncologist’s suggestion of a “holiday” to give my body some off time and see if […]