Silver Linings, The C Word

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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The C Word

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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