Chemotherapy Recovery Week 3

Chemo recovery week 3 started off busy, but has settled into a more sedate pace this weekend.
Nausea is still there but lessening. Hot flashes still continue. Fatigue is lessening, but I have to be careful not to overdo it.
This week has delivered a new side effect – swelling of the ankles. While I originally thought this had to do with too many hours on my feet, a little research told me Taxol is to blame. So elevation and more water so far are keeping it manageable. Should it persist or get worse, I’ll be asking my oncologist for some additional solutions.
Because there is more to life, tonight I am watercolor painting some peonies. A quiet time for just giving focus to something not cancerous.

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