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Thread: Chemo Round Two

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    Chemo Round Two

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    Much like round one - no nausea. Muscle and joint pain kicked in a day or so later, soooo uncomfortable. I've found that taking an Ativan seems to help, I guess because it relaxes me. I sleep a lot during this time, which is fine. All my hair has come out, it came out in huge chunks so I found my clippers and shaved it off. It wasn't as traumatizing as I thought, it was more of a relief.

    One more chemo session to go!


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    Quote Originally Posted by snapdragen View Post
    Much like round one - no nausea. Muscle and joint pain kicked in a day or so later, soooo uncomfortable. I've found that taking an Ativan seems to help, I guess because it relaxes me. I sleep a lot during this time, which is fine. All my hair has come out, it came out in huge chunks so I found my clippers and shaved it off. It wasn't as traumatizing as I thought, it was more of a relief.

    One more chemo session to go!


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    GO SNAP! You look amazingly good with no hair, by the way. <3, girl.
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    Quote Originally Posted by salsabike View Post
    GO SNAP! You look amazingly good with no hair, by the way. <3, girl.
    That was my thought as well.

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    Gentle hugs. Good for you for wearing that smile. Hang in there, Snap.
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    Sending good thoughts your way. Hang in there.

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    How YOU doin'?


    Glad it's going as well as can be expected, thinking of you and still sending you warm healing thoughts every day.

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    You're on a tough road- you sound spunky though, and I'm sure that is helping you cope. Sending a hug- if you have just one more treatment, there is a light at the end of the tunnel.
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    You look great! Good for you for your positive attitude. Healing thoughts.
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    Many healing thoughts and prayers, hang in there!

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    The only way out is through...keep going, Snapdragon!

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    Quote Originally Posted by roo4 View Post
    The only way out is through...keep going, Snapdragon!
    Yes, this.

    Thinking about you Snap.
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    bald is beautiful and so are you with your strength and spirit. It shows in your smile.
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    Thank you all! I'm beginning to feel more human, the aches and pains have subsided finally! I'm going to take my dog in to try the anesthesia free teeth cleaning today. We shall see which of us survives.

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    your attitude is wonderful Snap. The teeth cleaning for your dog sounds like it may be more traumatizing than shaving your head!

    You go girl!

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    Thanks spokewench, I learned about attitude from a couple of friends with breast cancer. One was very positive, the other not so much. Guess who recovered quicker?

    The teeth cleaning was a big fail, she wouldn't let them hold her down or look in her mouth. Oh well, had to try.

 

 

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