Ode to Annie and Billie Jo…

It started out as an ordinary day.....regular trip to the oncologist - check the blood levels, and back home. Except this turned out to be anything but ordinary! First was an 'added-on' appointment - the oncologist had detected sounds and told me I had pneumonia, and...

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Sometimes it’s the small gifts…..

Sometimes it’s the small gifts…..

I hesitated to come out and post anything after my last chemo treatment - somehow I just didn't want to have another 'downer' type post about how tired and awful I felt - figured no one wanted to hear that....so I waited. The last treatment was the 'mini' (translate -...

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Just putting this week away…

Just putting this week away…

I did think it was just going to be a week as usual - marking mostly that I'd gotten thru another treatment - ah, how wrong I was!   I did expect to feel bad - I knew that the Neulasta shot was going to give me some grief - it is, after all, designed to make your...

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mini to maxi and a bad hair day…

mini to maxi and a bad hair day…

The first little triumph of the day was not having to hit the road at 6:00 am! Having been thru the entire cycle of chemo once, we had a better idea of just how long it would take, and we therefore nixed any more early morning appointments. So it was much nicer to be...

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