Let me start off by saying this: chemo is no walk in the park. I hope none of you have to endure this in your lifetimes. It makes you tired, sick and is all around just a pain in the ass. But what makes it worse for me, is wearing the cold caps for about… Continue reading What Gives Me Strength During Chemo
So it’s no secret that with undergoing chemo treatments, you are to experience some nausea and vomiting with the days/weeks surrounding. Well guess what? I’m not going to take it anymore. This post is dedicated to all my anti-nausea tricks and remedies that help just about anyone with nausea-not those just struggling with chemo. 8… Continue reading No Nonsense Nausea
So, WordPress was kind enough to send me an email the other day congratulating me for my 1 month anniversary on my blog. I honestly can’t believe it’s already been a month! Let’s see what’s happened since then…. I completed 2 full cycles of chemo, which is 4 treatments. It hasn’t been easy, but I… Continue reading 1 Month Anniversary
The moment I was diagnosed with cancer, I only had one thought: “What’s going to happen to my hair?” Pretty silly, right? There’s a bunch of other things to worry about and my most immediate thought was the hair on top of my head–and nowhere else. Being that I already covered what I’m doing to… Continue reading Overlooking Lashes
This is a tough post for me to write. Not only because it’s an emotional topic, but because my friends have made this time in my life as easy on me as they could. You’d think that would make it easier to write, being that now I know exactly how to act if I’m ever… Continue reading How to Act When You Find Out Your Friend has Cancer
First of all–what the hell is a cold cap? That’s the question I was asking myself when my boyfriend suggested this to prevent hair loss during chemo. I had never heard of this before, but as a 22 year old woman, losing hair was and is just not an option. When my parents told me… Continue reading The Truth About Cold Caps
Before someone gets a chance to tell me this, I just want to put it out there that I do know that “thorned” isn’t exactly a real word. But if you don’t make up words are you really living right? (Yes, you probably are)…..
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