I’ve been on high dose prednisone for almost a week now. I started noticing a difference the second day, and by the fourth it was a clear improvement. It’s slowed down since then, but it’s not clear to me whether it’s just that any improvement from my former downhill trend was more noticeable, or whether […]

I met with my medical oncologist last Friday–she handled the chemo side of treatment. She confirmed that the PET scan showed the cancer is all gone, which was good to hear again since it can be hard to believe. She also said we’ll do three month scans for quite some time and stay vigilant, which was […]

This will be a short update, just to close the loop after I posted about my anxiety for the higher dose chemo. I’m four days past the treatment, and the side effects have been much less than they could have been. I’m struggling with fatigue, dehydration, dizziness and an upset stomach, but no nausea or fever. […]