Tag Archives: Denise MacDonald

Defying the Odds

Has it really been a month since this surreal ‘dream’ started?  Tell me again that this is JUST a pinched sciatica nerve and that it WILL go away in just a few short days, like so many people assured me…… … Continue reading

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“It is Time to embrace what is….and let go of what you wanted to happen.”

 Since arriving back in Canada on Sunday, May 17th, 2015, my life has done a complete about- face. After having an array of chest x-rays, full body CT Scans, full body MRIs and Brain MRIs, the conclusion is this: The BIG … Continue reading

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Popcorn Hormones

I realize that it has been over a month since my last post, so figured I had better update everyone on my progress :-). Ten and a half weeks post chemo and I now have a layer of hair :-). … Continue reading

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Life After Chemo….

Getting back to ‘life’ in general after chemo does present some challenges. It’s funny, because one might think that after you’ve received your last dose of poison that it is all about getting back to ‘normal’. However, it isn’t quite … Continue reading

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The Calm After the Storm

Here I am, just past one month after my last round of chemo. “How are you doing?” you ask? GREAT – I’m alive! The cancer has been removed and the rest of my body has been duly poisoned in order … Continue reading

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Who Knew…?

This past Friday marked my last chemo treatment: 8 out of 8 completed – YAY! It almost seems surreal! The next best news is that they have sent in the request to have my Port-a-cath removed, so I will soon … Continue reading

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Halfway There!

Well, I’m halfway through the chemo part of my treatment. Yahoo! This last round of chemo did not seem to be as bad as the one before, so all of your positive thoughts, energy and love that you all have … Continue reading

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