My Cancer Story

“One day she finally grasped that unexpected things were always going to happen in life. And with that, she realized the only control she had was how she chose to handle them. So, she made the decision to survive using courage, humor and grace. She was the Queen of her own life and the choice was hers.” ~ Queenisms™

Chemotherapy Recovery Week 8

My Sunday morning indulgence of fully caffeinated coffee complete with real cream and real sugar ☕️ Unfortunately it is partnered with some persistent swelling in my ankle. Ice, compression sock, and elevation are the name of the game. And likely a trek to the doctor for an ultrasound to rule out a blood clot. Swelling…

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Beach Hair Don’t Care!

Took my new hair to the beach today!  I’ve talked about my temporary Taxol hair in the past, and you can still see it’s remnants when you look closely – I’ve got what looks like frosted tips from the 90’s boy bands. However, today I took MY hair to the beach. Without a hat, without…

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Urgent Care to Emergency Room

Not at all how I wanted to spend my Monday, but not much to be done about it. Swelling in my foot has persisted, so off I went to the urgent care to have things examined. Lab work came back elevated for a possible blood clot, so off to the ER I was sent. Nearly…

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