Monthly Archives: August 2012

AUGUST 29, 2012

Heather and I met with the breast surgeon today. We went to get a final game plan for what happens next, now that she is almost done with chemo. She is going to move forward with the double mastectomy, which … Continue reading

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GUESS WHAT….

The doctor gave me medicine to control my hot flashes!!! Yep, you heard me. I couldn’t be happier! This is pretty much the best news ever. This is how I feel today…

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RACE FOR THE CURE

Race for the Cure is on October 20, 2012 in Little Rock. I just made a Fighting Fancy team! Join my team!! Click here to join… http://arkansas.info-komen.org/site/TR/RacefortheCure/LIT_ArkansasAffiliate?team_id=226855&pg=team&fr_id=2568 xoxo, heather

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AUGUST 23: ROUND SIX

Round six… Check! Everything went well today. My white blood cell dropped back below normal so I will need to continue the neupagen shots. Everything else looked great with my blood work. The doctor did get me some medicine for … Continue reading

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CHEMO BRAIN

Chemo brain. I use this phrase a lot. Probably more than I should. I would guess its similar to pregnancy brain. I’m forgetful and scatter brained. I have done some pretty strange things. Like this morning…. I brushed my teeth … Continue reading

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AUGUST 20, 2012

Its Monday!!! I am a little long winded this morning so hang with me …. I have been sitting in my bed for the past three hours checking emails and watching big brother after dark. I just can’t bring myself … Continue reading

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AUGUST 15, 2012

So chemo brings about a lot of changes. The loss of hair, taste buds change, metabolism fails, hot flashes, and the list goes on…. Things I used to love, like smoothies and sushi, are now repulsive to me. Well, move … Continue reading

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AUGUST 9, 2012

Today went well. It was Heather’s fifth treatment and she started a new chemo drug, taxol. The doctor said the overall affects would be easier than the previous chemos so this weekend should hopefully be better as far as recovery … Continue reading

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HOT FLASHES

I would just like to take a moment to talk about hot flashes. I know my husband is tired of hearing me complain so I’m getting all my thoughts out here. Before I started treatment I got a shot that … Continue reading

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AUGUST 2, 2012

Heather is having a tough day. She woke up around 4 am with a headache and started throwing up shortly afterwards. She is still sick but trying to sleep it off. She had a few meetings and work to get … Continue reading

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