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fire_sign67

San Diego, California
Just a girl trying to get through nursing school, life, and ovarian cancer
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Chemobrain by fire_sign67 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I found an interesting Blog about chemobrain that I wanted to share. It has been 4 years since I had standard chemotherapy, and I still am feeling the effects. I have a hor ... Read on »
RIP Adam Oliver by fire_sign67 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I was following my friend Adam's blog since I met him at the cancer center. I noticed that he hadn't updated his blog in a few months. The last post was about his clinical ... Read on »
The Dream by fire_sign67 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Awhile ago I had a weird dream. I had this itch and a sharp pain coming from the left side of my groin. I don't remember any other details, except that these sensations tur ... Read on »
My New Onc Doc by fire_sign67 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Yesterday I had my first visit with my new doctor. He was a likeable enough, but I didn't like a few things he told me. He said that Dr. Rivkin did things a little bit diff ... Read on »
21 months cancer free! by fire_sign67 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer That's it. I said it. Avastin is over and done, and now i'm just gonna go on living my life. 18months was the expected time it would return, but we beat it so far!!!! Read on »
18 months by fire_sign67 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer It's been 18 months now and I'm still cancer free. I just had a PET today and it was totally normal. It's not quite remission but still awesome. Dr. Rivkin gave me a high f ... Read on »
15 months, 11 Avastin Treatments and Cancer Free by fire_sign67 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Ok guys we're going on 15 months now! My PET CT was clear again- except apparently I have gastric reflux and a sinus infection. Lovely. Things are going well all around- no ... Read on »
1 year and cancer free! by fire_sign67 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer It's been a year this month and my PET a few weeks ago was negative! I'm feeling good and had an incredible summer which has boosted my mood (hopefully it lasts into the gl ... Read on »
My summer on the physical/medical front by fire_sign67 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I went to see Dr. Rivkin and get my 4th Avastin treatment last Thursday. As usual, the "fast track" program (if you see your doctor right before your appointment, you are g ... Read on »
The Effects Of Chemotherapy On Teeth | LIVESTRONG.COM by fire_sign67 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer http://www.livestrong.com/article/31610-effects-chemotherapy-teeth/ Read on »
Article: Scientists image beginning stages of ovarian cancer growth with time-lapse technique by fire_sign67 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ScienceDaily (2011-06-14) -- Scientists have created a laboratory model using time-lapse video microscopic technology that allows observation of early stages of ovarian ca ... Read on »
PET, Dr. Appointment and 2nd Avastin Tx by fire_sign67 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I had another PET scan today- the second sunny Friday that I spent in the clinic. It took about 2 hours and was fine except yet again I was extremely hungry. I was actually ... Read on »
First week of Avastin by fire_sign67 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I feel fine, and been monitoring for anything unusual. Last week i went in to talk to the social worker and happened to have my weight and blood pressure checked- I was 121 ... Read on »
1st Avastin treatment by fire_sign67 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer *** I posted two times today so read the post below first.*** I'm actually sitting in the waiting room for my first treatment. It's sunny and I'm frustrated because I was ... Read on »
Scans by fire_sign67 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer *** I posted two times today so read the post below first.*** I'm actually sitting in the waiting room for my first treatment. It's sunny and I'm frustrated because I ... Read on »
in a rut again by fire_sign67 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I'm in a rut and I feel like I've been trying to climb out of it for months. I was doing so well with my diet and cancer tea and making treatment plans, but everything just ... Read on »
Shannon Miller has ovarian cancer... by fire_sign67 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer http://yourlife.usatoday.com/health/medical/cancer/story/2011/04/Exercise-is-springboard-to-recovery-for-cancer-patient/46289626/1 Read on »