The C Word, What's in my head?

My Off Days

/ March 9, 2018

So recently I’ve had a few friends ask me about my off days. What about them? We all have them! But they wanted to know about my off days with this crappy ass cancer journey. It actually made me think long and hard about how I want to approach this, and really, I wasn’t going to go here. Hold onto…

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The C Word, What's in my head?

At Least I Remembered Pants!

/ March 5, 2018

Let me serious about this… Chemo brain is kicking in guys and it’s a whole new world. I can’t remember crap and the new joke is “At least I remembered pants!” What can I say? I am a person who uses humor to get through difficult situations. Why is it difficult to have a foggy brain? I repeat myself like…

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A Little Slower This Chemo Round

/ February 24, 2018

How am I feeling? A little slower this chemo round. It’s a bit different than the last. I think I just had my ass kicked a little. The medicine and all of that is the same, but as they told me, every round can be different. And it has been. Going home hooked up seemed a little more heavy on…

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Silver Linings, The C Word

Round One of Chemotherapy

/ February 14, 2018

Round one of chemotherapy was pretty non-eventful. What was I expecting? To be honest, I don’t know, but I expected something horrible to report back to everyone. I sat in a chair for five hours, receiving bag, after bag, after syringe of meds. Then I went home. Seriously. I don’t want to downplay the seriousness of the experience but perhaps…

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Cocktail Time – My First Day of Chemo

/ February 6, 2018

I’m beginning this post the night before my first chemo session. Or as I prefer to call it: Cocktail Time! It sounds like more fun than chemo. How am I doing? I’m fine. But my friend Dineen tells me that “fine” stands for: Fucked Up, Insecure, Neurotic, and Emotional. I admit that I’m a bit fucked up, and have been…

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