For those of you following along, this is week 3 (days 21-28) of Corey's first round of treatment, which means Corey actually gets a break from the chemotherapy drugs this week. Yay! There are, of course, other drugs he's taking daily during this week, but he gets a break from the two chemo drugs, soan that's … Continue reading Dear Me, your Cape is the Wrong Color
We've met some really nice people throughout this foray into the world of chemotherapy and cancer treatment. Not only have the doctors, nursing staff, medial assistants, schedulers and everyone in between been great, but the injection and infusion center is wide open, with no partitions, which lends itself to open conversation and a spirit of camaraderie. … Continue reading I’ll Take a Round of Chemo… with a Library on the Side.
I just put Preparation H under my eyes, you guys. No, really. In the absence of some super-fancy, totally-guaranteed-to-make-you-look-21 $800 eye cream, "they" say it's a great de-puffing life hack. Life hacks are an actual thing. Look 'em up. (I'm trying boiled and cooled tea bags next.) And lest you think I'm substituting life hacks … Continue reading Life Hacks & Choosing Trust
A false start. That's what it felt like. Mentally, we were all set to begin on Thursday (again with the 'we'). We checked in for what we knew was going to be a long appointment, full of information on all the drugs Corey would be taking, along with his first round of chemotherapy. And while it was … Continue reading Round One :: Take Two