Helpful products during breast cancer

I wanted to share a few things that helped me personally during my cancer treatment. For Chemo Fuzzy socks with grippers Blanket Eye mask For Hot Flashes Ice packs/trusty bag of frozen peas Icy cool towel or something similar Oscillating fan For Nausea/Vomiting Angel Mints  Peppermint Tea Queasy Drops/Pops Anything ginger (unfortunately, I hate gingerContinue reading “Helpful products during breast cancer”

A quick rundown of my side effects

For anyone about to go through a similar treatment plan, here are the side effects I experienced. I recommend being transparent with your doctors as they may be able to help with some of them. A/C Chemo Fatigue Nausea/Vomiting – Zofran didn’t help me so they switched me to a steroid for a few daysContinue reading “A quick rundown of my side effects”

Radiation: A burn that doesn’t tan

On February 27th, 2017, nearly four weeks after surgery, I began radiation treatment. Radiation was strange in that it was every day, 5 days a week, for 6.5 weeks – 33 treatments to be exact, but it only took about 5 minutes for the actual procedure each time. I spent more time changing clothes andContinue reading “Radiation: A burn that doesn’t tan”