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"The Fallout!" by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Ever since I knew I was going to have chemo, I've been preparing myself for "the fallout", losing my hair and being bald. Folks would say, "you may not lose your hair" but ... Read on »
# 5 On the downhill slide! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Well here it is Memorial Day Weekend at the end of May and whod'a thought in January that I'd be in chemotherapy. Life just happens and even though we can plan for our retirem ... Read on »
All Clear on number 4! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Great news! Yesterday I had my 4th chemo and got the test results of my all my scrans from Monday, hallejuhah they were all clear with the exception of course of the cyst on m ... Read on »
And it burns burns burns, that radiation burns! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Since my last post I've had 14 more radiation treatments. Today I had the last one to the overall breast and underarm area and tomorrow I will have either 8 or 10 what they ca ... Read on »
April Fools! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I really can't think why I titled this April Fools except for the fact that in a few hours it will be the first of April and it seemed appropriate. It would be a great April F ... Read on »
Battery Life! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer About a month ago I bought a new cordless weed eater because I couldn't pull start my other one. So this cordless one has two batteries that you charge up and just plug into ... Read on »
Changes by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Last week at work we received a memo from our CEO informing us that our company is struggling. In order to prevent lay offs, everyone in the company, including him would b ... Read on »
Clear Scans and blue skies! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Wednesday I went to see Dr. Harrington my oncologist for the results of my scans on Monday June 29th. The last ones had been clear so I was hoping that these would too and the ... Read on »
DOCTOR DOCTOR GIVE ME THE NEWS... by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer My appointment today went fine, although the doctor had not received the results of the biopsy from last week nor did she had the pictures of the ultra sound to see the cys ... Read on »
End of Chemo Pics! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Ringing the bell means the end of your chemo! Read on »
Get Wiggy Wit it! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today my hair continues to fall like snow and I'm really looking like a mangy dog! I would cry but that would only make me feel worse so I just keep thinking about how fun it' ... Read on »
Giving Back by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Wow it's been too long since I've written anything here and I thought I should at least put down a few words. I've been doing great, everything is clear and my blood work i ... Read on »
Groundhog Day Effects! :) by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Remember the movie "Groundhog Day? You know Bill Murray kept reliving the day over and over and over again until he was a changed man I guess and appeared to have a heart ... Read on »
Halfway there! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer It was a great day on Saturday before Easter after my third chemo and I'm halway there to the finish line! Yippee!!!! Jimmie is an excellent host and he always ... Read on »
Happy Thanksgiving by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Well here it is only a few days left until Turkey Day! I can remember a few Thanksgivings that my family didn't eat turkey, we had tacos, chili, or catfish. It doesn't matter ... Read on »
Hit me one more time with those side effects! (CLICK TO READ ABOUT CHEMO SIDE EFFECTS) by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The drugs that go into your body during chemotherapy are toxic waste! LOL Well, almost but they have to be deadly to kills cancer cells, the only down side to that is that the ... Read on »
Holiday Cheer and welcome the New Year! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Just the other day after someone mentioned it, I realized that we were heading into a new decade! I've been concentrating so much on just another new year and sixty year ... Read on »
Hump Day! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Hump day, mmm interesting saying isn't it? So today I'm feeling fine actually and that after the hump day, things will be even better. I have felt a just a little achy thing h ... Read on »
IBC - Inflammatory Breast Cancer by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer There's more than one kind of breast cancer and a lot of people don't know about this one. Read on »
Look Good Feel Better by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Monday I went to a Look Good Feel Better program session. It's a program service for women with cancer who are going through chemotherapy and other treatments that helps t ... Read on »