Category Archives: Family

Counting down, again

It was very recently brought to my attention that this blog has been languishing lately, and in actual fact it has been a fairly full month since I last posted. So here I am. I started radiation near the end … Continue reading

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Familiar and strange

My life right now feels almost familiar, like a distant relative with whom I am becoming reacquainted. This is the month of reprieve. My energy is back up (meaning, back up to around 75% of normal, without getting knocked down … Continue reading

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Winding down

I posted in October: “I am thinking of making a paper chain to count down my remaining chemo treatments. Two down, ten to go! One sixth of the way there. See? It’s flying by. 😛 My plan is to rip … Continue reading

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Mid-point

Another Thursday, another mid-way mark between one treatment and the next. I am feeling surprisingly good, to the point where it seems like I have as much energy as I’m going to with being eight months pregnant. Both times before, … Continue reading

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This post brought to you by the letter “P” and the number “12”

Please, no political Sesame Street stuff…gaaaah! S’funny…when you are pregnant? And doing chemo? And have an intrusive mass by your heart? They all want you to DRINK WATER (and other non-recreational beverages). Because dehydration is bad for blood volume, and … Continue reading

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Settling in, unsettled

Highlights from the past week and a half: –spent three days after treatment doing a whole lot of nothing, but managed to avoid landing back in the hospital. For these small victories, we are thankful. –hired a part-time nanny to … Continue reading

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I can post photos! Just like a real blogger.

This is my practice run, for a little fun before the serious business of posting baby pictures. And, finally, me. At exactly 7 months pregnant. Right before we took off for the Great Chemo Adventure. And if you didn’t know … Continue reading

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