An Upcoming “Birth”day: Three Years After Cancer Treatments

April 24th is a kind of birthday for me. It's the day I completed breast cancer treatments. And fittingly, this year's local Relay for Life is on April 25th. So I'm looking at this year's Relay event as a "birthday" celebration of my third year as a cancer-free person. But I'm not only feeling celebration … Continue reading An Upcoming “Birth”day: Three Years After Cancer Treatments

Celebration of the end of treatment – and reflection and thanks

Today I had my LAST radiation treatment!  The gremlins were at work to make sure I stayed nonattached to this being my last day when they made the radiation machine have a glitch which required a computer restart and delayed my treatment for a while.  But the computer came back up and synced properly with … Continue reading Celebration of the end of treatment – and reflection and thanks

If I’m feeling better, it must be time for another chemo treatment

In this breast cancer chemotherapy cycle, when I start to feel better that means another chemo treatment is imminent.  As in tomorrow.  Today I'm not achy and can actually taste food (somewhat) without a chemical taste in my mouth and don't have mouth sores and don't feel generally rotten.  Tomorrow morning all of that will … Continue reading If I’m feeling better, it must be time for another chemo treatment