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
My 4th of July weekend was different than anyone’s typical weekend. Of course, I had a nice weekend planned with my family out at my Dad’s summer house in the Hamptons but that’s not what made this weekend memorable. What made this weekend different was the fact that I had to get a PET scan… Continue reading The Phone Call That Changed Everything
When I was first diagnosed with cancer, I knew my life was going to change. But, I didn’t realize how hard dealing with all of these changes would be. Surprisingly, I anticipated the bigger changes more than I anticipated the little ones. Here’s a list of everything I took for granted before I was diagnosed with… Continue reading What I Took for Granted Before I had Cancer
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
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
Not many people who have recently been diagnosed with cancer would consider themselves lucky. But I guess I’m the exception. I feel so very lucky for all of the people in the pictures above. Since my friends and boyfriend are all angels sent from heaven, they decided to throw me a pre chemo/kick cancer’s… Continue reading I Feel So Very Lucky…
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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