Bone pain, hot flashes, fatigue…oh my!

For the second half of my treatment, I was switching over to a chemo drug called Paclitaxel which was given intravenously over the course of 4.5 hours. Some of the more common side effects included bone pain, muscle pain, neuropathy (tingling of the fingers and toes), and fatigue but no nausea! I was one happy... Continue Reading →

Dancing with the Devil

Going into the second round of chemo, my GP oncologist advised me that I would be getting a double dose of anti-nausea medication moving forward to help alleviate the nausea that I experienced through the first treatment. This seemed to help a lot as I was able to eat when I got home and hold... Continue Reading →

First Round of Chemo Cocktails

After meeting with my oncologists in Victoria, I went to the Nanaimo Cancer Clinic to meet with the GP Oncologist who I would be checking in with on a biweekly basis while going through chemo. A nurse brought me in first to take my weight and blood pressure as a starting marker. The GPO then... Continue Reading →

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