Tagged with chemo

From Hair to There

Queue Rod Serling:  You are about to enter another dimension.  A dimension not only of time and space, but of hair.  A journey into a wondrous land of strands.  You’ve just crossed over into… the Baldilocks Zone.  My apologies to those of you born after about 1970, for you are now wondering where the f you can … Continue reading

Inspiration

Yo!  Sorry for the delay since my last post.  I’ve been out and about living a “normal” life 🙂 Birthday parties, fundraisers, weddings, dinners, lunches, moving children into apartments, movies, family reunions, etc.  So grateful that I’m able to do all of it!  As I celebrate Day 250 Post-Transplant, I’ve been reflecting on the past … Continue reading

There Once Was a Girl from Nantucket

There once was a girl from Nantucket … Oh wait, scratch that – I think we all know where that’s headed 🙂 Ah hem… There once was a chick from Laguna Got the sniffles once in a blue moona. One morning she woke And without any provoke, Her muscles felt they’d been hit by a … Continue reading

Transplant

I apologize for taking an exorbitant amount of time to get another post up, but I have been feeling rather sh*tty as of late. I am sitting here in a slightly morphine induced haze, trying to update you on the previous 5 weeks of my life. Here goes nothing:  On December 3rd, a couple of … Continue reading

We Have a Plan

So, we have a plan.  I will check into City of Hope on December 7 to begin my bone marrow transplant festivities.  On the morning of the 7th I will receive a Hickman catheter, which is wider gauged than the PICC line I now have in my left arm.  I guess marrow is thicker than … Continue reading