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New Beginnings

Well I did it. I shaved my head. I now officially look like I have C – or like Sinead O’Connor – whichever way you want to look at it. My hair was falling out in handfuls each day to … Continue reading

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No More City Hair

As a girlfriend quite succinctly described it, “…when you are going through chemo therapy and you wake up one day with your hair feeling like it has been in an elastic too long, you know that is the sign your hair … Continue reading

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Hair Angels

Shopping for new hair is an interesting experience. Wig shopping is not something I ever thought I’d be doing. It is almost liberating in a way though, as it allows you to try on styles that you never thought would suit … Continue reading

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Dancing with the Red Devil

The chemo tsunami hit. The Red Devil kicked my butt! Every day for the first six days after receiving the Red Devil (Adriamycin chemo) and his cohort Procytox into my blood stream I woke up extremely nauseous and fatigued. Some of … Continue reading

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Morning Look?

  It is currently the fourth day since my first chemo treatment. When I saw this photo that my friend Kevin sent, I laughed – and laughing is always a good thing! It reminded me of how I feel when I look … Continue reading

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The Devil is in the Details

Baby steps is not a term used in Cancer College – in any way! Each step feels like a giant, big-girl step, as I progress from one hurdle and onward to the next. This week I made a few big-girl … Continue reading

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Preparing for Chemo

How exactly does a person prepare for chemotherapy? My stomach has been in knots on and off, in apprehension of starting chemotherapy later this week (Friday morning to be precise). It seems that every time someone asks when it is starting, … Continue reading

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