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Pain management has been on my mind a lot lately, especially now, writing this on the far side of a sleepless night of cramps and pains that felt like I should have been warned to expect them. Not a DEFCON 5 of pain, but I could see escalation on the horizon. How do you feel? The first question …
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This will be a very short post. You’ll see why in a moment. Cancer sucks There is nothing good about cancer. Don’t get me wrong, or mistake what I say for some happy Pollyanna dancing-through-the-meadow yay-for-cancer hooey. Cancer is no fun. Aside from the fatigue, the constant membership in Sleepyville, the forgetfulness (another post for …
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Hair loss with chemo is unpredictable and can be traumatic. Here's how I'm handling it, with scarves, hats, wigs and humor.
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Another short post. I have plenty of burst energy, but not a lot of marathon endurance for now. Laughter is best, but a giggle works, too [caption id="attac
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