Is it…?

They say that if your cancer is going to recur or metastasize it is most likely to happen in the 12 months after you finish initial treatment. So I finished chemo on September 13, 2016. I am going to go with that date as the day my 1 year stopwatch started ticking. The first few…

Lymphedema- The Gift That Keeps on Giving

About a month and a half ago, I noticed that my right thumb was swollen. Hmmmm, that is odd. I definitely did not injure it. Maybe it will be back to normal tomorrow. It wasn’t. It started to hurt it was so swollen. I was compensating for all kinds of opposable thumb activities. At a…

What’s Under My Hood?

Today is my 6 month anniversary of finishing chemotherapy. It doesn’t seem accurate because the effects of the treatment go on for so long after your last infusion. I would say that I have felt free of the poison for about 2-3 months. It took that long for my fingernails to stop being wavy and…

A Hair Day´╗┐

I am already laughing at the really bad joke I am about to tell. I really do entertain myself. I think I could be okay in a locked, padded room for a few days. It might feel like a vacation. Anyway, here goes. I am having a hair day! Not a good hair day, not…