After Radiation: Week Two–Electric Boogaloo

This week was so much better. I finally feel a little like myself again. It's like someone walked in and flipped a light switch. I did lots of stuff this week! I cleaned my house a little. I cooked dinner. Twice. I drove—for the first time in a month—to the store. I met friends for … Continue reading After Radiation: Week Two–Electric Boogaloo

After Radiation: Week One–if I was a ham, dinner would be ruined

First, let me say this to my parents and siblings—I'm okay. (I know everyone cares, but c'mon, it's my Mommy, Daddy, Nana, Jelliot, and Brick.) This isn't one of those moments where I say I am, but I'm not. To be blunt, yes, this week was awful. I was feeling pain habitually. I only have … Continue reading After Radiation: Week One–if I was a ham, dinner would be ruined

Radiation–Treatment 24 to 28

Today was my last day! Thank God! I am so done with all the different kinds of treatment. I have been dealing with some form of "getting well" all year long. Although I still have things left to do, Herceptin until January 20th and at least two surgeries, the brutal stuff is behind me. To … Continue reading Radiation–Treatment 24 to 28

The Effects Keep Coming

My last full chemo treatment was June 3rd. I still get Herceptin every three weeks to target the HER2 protein, but it doesn't carry the same dire warnings of potential side effects. I have hair now and my fatigue is nearly gone. However, some effects are still making themselves known. I have begun to notice … Continue reading The Effects Keep Coming