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31 one down only 4 more to go…

Another one done.  Went back to original radiation machine today as the spanking new TrueBeam wasn’t working right or something—which has to drive the hospital crazy since they just put it in, but hey things with computers in them are after all, … Continue reading

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30 down, 5 to go. did not know it was possible to be so tired

Five more radiation sessions left to go.  It’s been a long seven weeks, people. I am just cranky.  It’s raining (again) and I am so tired I can barely think.  I am also in a state of sore and red … Continue reading

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another one bites the dust (29 down, 6 to go)

Today I went over to the TrueBeam machine to start the super targeted electron radiation sessions.  Very cool machine – very high tech (http://www.variantruebeam.com/) Also had my first ex sighting since he took the walk of walks.  It was a … Continue reading

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new hair, tired body

One of my friends took me on a beauty excursion early last evening and I came back with new hair.  After my negative salon experience  earlier this summer I had  given up on the hair thing.  I had not had … Continue reading

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YO!!! tomorrow the single digits of radiation starts!!

Today was 26 down and 9 to go! NINE LEFT!!!!!!!  YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (What a way to spend the summer – yikes!) I also learned today when the cute Mrs. G came out of her last treatment that I get to ring … Continue reading

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25 down, 10 to go…

Yes indeedy…rads rash and all the BIG countdown starts tomorrow!  My friend John says we should do a countdown like a missile launch.  Now it would be fun to have a pink missile as the image but it might ummm … Continue reading

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my weekend with irene, week six starts monday with 11 to go

Sorry, was so damn tired at the end of last week I didn’t do my daily posting.  After tomorrow, I have 10 radiation treatments left to go I think. I am still suffering through what can only be described as … Continue reading

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22 down, 13 to go….

So today was number 22, with 13 left to go.  Also had a CAT scan to plot out where I have been and where they go with the last of my radiation doses.  This morning I had it all straight … Continue reading

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18 down, 17 to go… may I skip the emotional tossed salad?

I turned a corner and shouldn’t be in such a mood.  But emotionally today I am at 6’s and 7’s and so damn tired right now I can barely keep my eyes open.  Plus I look like one of those … Continue reading

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‎17 down, 18 to go….and midsummer reflections upon my left breast

Yes another one done…radiation was only 15 minutes behind today.  Wore my extra bright Pucci-like print pants again and made it a party. Had one of my Shipley gals as escort extraordinaire – Laura. Left boob is red like a … Continue reading

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