Something not mentioned about chemo side effects

The hair loss was no surprise. As anticipated, it came away from my head, legs, armpits and the bikini area (huuuuuuge bonus not having to shave any of these areas, less the head). The eyebrows and eye lashes lasted up to the 6th round. You can tell I sleep on my left side because more … Continue reading Something not mentioned about chemo side effects

Cleaning Tomorrow

My wonderful friend, Dyana, shared a great resource at the beginning of my treatment called Cleaning for a Reason. They clean women living with cancer's homes during their treatment. I submitted an application, but unfortunately services weren't available in my area. (But! If you know someone going through cancer treatment outside of OC, they support … Continue reading Cleaning Tomorrow

Sneak Peek: IP Chemo Photo Day

If I had to choose a title for the imaginary book I'd write about this experience, it'd likely be called "All I Can Do Is Smile." I firmly believe that the energy you put into this world is the energy you get out of it and that attitude makes all the difference in a situation. … Continue reading Sneak Peek: IP Chemo Photo Day

And this is why I like routine

Yesterday sucked. SUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCKED. Yesterday was definitely the absolute worst I've felt during the entire chemo treatment and that's saying something. I couldn't keep anything down. The day was spent throwing up and then dry heaving went well into the night. Did you know you can throw up and poop at the same time? It's awesome, … Continue reading And this is why I like routine