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100th Day of Chemo: Done at Last

Forgive me if I don’t celebrate the completion of chemo. There is no bell ringing, cheering or cake. My friends are very excited to hear that chemo is over… 5 cycles of cisplatin and gemcitabine. But I’ve been here before. … Continue reading

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100 Days of Chemo: Still Counting

You really shouldn’t wait to do what you want to do. Because you might miss the chance to do it. Since I last wrote, the first month into this third line of chemo, I kept waiting to feel better. Especially since I’d decided … Continue reading

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Day 1: 100 Days of Chemo

  Rainy spring day. Daffodils bloom along the 13-block walk to the cancer agency. Yes, this was planned. When I moved last summer I wanted to be able to walk to my “favourite places” in the community. Shops, fitness, library, … Continue reading

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100 Days of Chemo

It’s the night before I start chemo. Again. If you’re keeping track, it’s #3. Good things: My last remission lasted 19 months. I made it through 2013 without chemo. I’m only 3.5 years from diagnosis. Dr. H. says the average … Continue reading

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