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Image: Neuropathyjournal.com After my taking the drug, Taxol, I experienced something called neuropathy. It is yet another example of the collateral damage that chemo does in its pursuit to eradicate breast cancer (or any kind of cancer for that matter). … Continue reading

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Image: Collegefashion.net One of the things that I really wish that I had been prepared for during chemo treatment was the havoc that it was going to bring to my fingernails. Now, I’ve never been a slave to my nails, … Continue reading

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Image: amazon.com Because I was the poster child for chemo side effects (i.e., ALL of them), it didn’t come as a complete shock to me that hair loss was next on the list. The second (or maybe the third or … Continue reading

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Image: Medimoon.com I remember my first day of chemotherapy. WTF?  Did I really just write that?  Really?  Seems like yesterday and so surreal.  Two messages from friends kept going through my mind prior to my first chemo cocktail: You. Can. … Continue reading

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