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Of course the last day didn’t go down easy. In the middle of my session, Liam broke. The technicians waited to see if it would reset, joking that this was an omen which meant I needed
… finish reading And Done
I’m one treatment away from reaching the light at the end of the proverbial tunnel or grabbing the brass ring on the merry-go-round. It’s an achievement I’ve worked at for almost six months total; and, truthfully, it feels
… finish reading Feelings
… finish reading The Longest Day
Today was our last meeting with the radiation oncologist, and it was noticeably shorter than usual. I have three sessions left before being discharged, so there’s really not much more to say.
… finish reading Doc Day #7
Seven weeks from now, my son Kevin and I shall be in Boston; he to run the oldest marathon in the world, me to offer support. Seven weeks is also the length that my radiation sessions took.
… finish reading Next Chunk
My husband fixes a smoothie for himself every day. It’s filled with some milk and water to help liquify the spinach, apples, banana, blueberries, cinnamon, turmeric, and protein powder he adds. He believes they help him maintain his thirty-pound weight
… finish reading Smoothies
The routine I planned for these seven weeks of radiation has served me well. I pretty much cancelled my social calendar to not be exposed to the flu, coughs and colds, or any other lurking germs.
… finish reading Home Stretch
My cancer episode began shortly after Labor Day last year. I discovered a lump in my right arm pit, and we were off to the proverbial races. Next week I’ll finish my radiation appointments just under six months
… finish reading Chunks
I’m not one who settles for less than what I know I can do. I was active prior to this cancer diagnosis and treatment. And I want to get back to the same levels of strength, balance, and
… finish reading PTs