Monthly Archives: February 2020

Treatment #2

Sunday Feb. 23 (Recovery Day – 2 days after unplugging) There is something of a pattern developing in this bizarro world of Chemo side effects. The Saturday after treatment seems to be the day I start feeling better but I’m … Continue reading

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Treatment Journey Day 7

Tuesday It’s been seven days since treatment. I can honestly say I feel normal. This really started Sunday with a day of blessed relief. You know that feeling you get when you’ve been sick, but it’s gone and you still … Continue reading

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Treatment Journey Day 4

Sunday 8:44 Sleep is a reward we tend to undervalue. I slept at length last night for the first time since treatment began on Wednesday. I woke to take medication and feed the dog at 5am, and then slept until … Continue reading

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Treatment Journey Day 3

Welcome to the hell of chemotherapy, Drew! 7:24pm So yesterday wasn’t too bad. Things did go south in the afternoon. Just a lousy feeling all around and some nausea. I took a pill and it seemed to do the trick. … Continue reading

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Treatment Journey Day 2

The Treatment Plan: My over all plan is to have Chemotherapy every 2 weeks: a 2-hours Oxaliplatin drip like yesterday, followed by 46 hours of a slow infusion of the 5-FU drug. This will happen every 2 weeks for 8 … Continue reading

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