UPDATE: Great post op appointment. The Oncologist said that I’m healing up great. The Plan: My doctor said that I will have 2 more cycles of chemo, a Pet Scan, and then take a pill (PARPi) that will inhibit cancer growth in liver, and any possible new cancer development in the future. The doctor said READ MORE
Yippee! We had a scare for a moment that surgery would be postponed, however, a glitch in the Kaiser system was fixed and surgery was able to move forward. Thank you Jesus!
My 3rd cycle of chemo was a fun day. My friend Josephine came with me. She stayed the whole time. We talked so much. All I remember of that day was that we laughed and talked non-stop.
When I had my 2nd cycle of chemo, I was given a private room with a bathroom. My friend, Mahesh came with me again. She was such a blessing to me during this journey.
Great, I started loosing clumps of hair after a few weeks of chemo. Thankfully, I had shaved my head a decade ago, just to grow out my natural color, so it wasn’t a shock this time. Hair grows back, right? not a big deal. Funny how some people process a shaved head. I have READ MORE
Started 1st chemo infusion. I have a total of 3 infusions today. This will be a 7 hour day. The first chemo infusion went well. The second infusion, I started to suffocate and gag right at the start, however, the nursing team and pharmacist acted quickly and corrected dose until I returned to normal breathing. READ MORE
I remember the day I called Kaiser to get medical advice. I thought I had IBS, however, something inside of me wondered if something else was going on. I never considered cancer! After I talked to an emergency medical doctor, she ordered a CT Scan to rule out an intestinal blockage. I looked 8 months READ MORE
I started to write in a journal back in April this year when I found out I had incurable cancer. The journal was titled “I Will Not Be Shaken…Psalm 16:8” I liked that verse, and the ivory color of journal with golden letters. I’m the kind of person that is drawn to the visual. For READ MORE