I had big news a couple weeks ago. Astonishing news, really. I told a close circle of friends immediately, and posted to Facebook and Twitter later in the day. With each hour that passed, talking about it became more and more difficult. It was almost a week before I said anything public about it at […]

Now that I can eat normal food again, I’m able to maintain a more normal calorie level and I’m feeling better. Actually, I’m feeling more than better: I’m feeling much more like myself again. I’m not 100% yet–chemobrain still slows me down now and then, and I’m physically a bit weak, out of breath easily–but I’m not […]

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. […]