Ding…Round 1 

I was nervous and anxious going into Thursday. I didn't know exactly what to expect and the unknown is tough and scary. We arrived at the Fraser Valley Cancer Clinic (at Surrey Memorial) at 9am on Thursday, got checked in and was brought back into the chemo room (after a round of nervous coughs). I... Continue Reading →

The Calm Before the Storm

A co-worker I ran into yesterday brought to my attention that it's been a while since my last post. She started off with a nice, "I like your blog" before cracking the whip telling me to get back at it so here we go. I haven't posted since my Gratitude post because not much has... Continue Reading →

Pity party, table for 1 

So it's been four days since the crappy chemo news and I have successfully spent just about 18 of the 24 hours in each day sitting in my pee pants. Not really pee pants, I'm an adult, but figurative pee pants; they are wet, a little tight, depressing and uncomfortable. I have felt bad and... Continue Reading →

More drugs than 1970’s Rolling Stones

If we can't call this period of time in my life a journey, maybe it can be considered a roller coaster ride because for every happy peak there seems to be a devastating, kick-in-the-crotch-feeling valley. Tuesday = Lymph Nodes are clear. Awesome, fabulous news, super exciting. Thursday = Chemo is coming. Shit. I had this (obviously) unrealistic... Continue Reading →

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