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What is chemotherapy like?

Many people close to me have asked about my cancer treatment. They ask what I do while receiving treatment, or if I can feel the chemo drugs enter my body. This post is meant to address these and other questions … Continue reading

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Good Cancer, Fragile Life

I could have had a chest infection, or pneumonia. I could have had small lung cancer, or lymphoma. Instead, I have germ cell cancer. No metastasis. Treatable and curable—hopefully. Treatable and curable could change instantaneously. I understand that better than … Continue reading

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On my third day of chemo my body said to me …

On my third day of chemo my body said to stop. Last night I fell asleep hard in the middle of an action film at 7:30 pm. Through mental might I managed to brush my teeth and get in bed. … Continue reading

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Facing Chemotherapy

I start chemotherapy this Monday, thirty-three hours from the current moment. I am scared and don’t know what to think. I think I am ready. My chemotherapy will be intense, in that I will receive drugs via an IV, nine … Continue reading

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