Thanks for the cancer-dragon slayers and all the support!
Sparty - Healing vibes to your cousin. Dang, it seems like we can't quite keep all loved ones out of the hospital. Best of luck to DH, too. I'm not sure how much academia looks at LinkedIn, but I'd be happy to give some tips (from a soon to be unemployed marketing and pr
Thor - are you rocking a double stroller now?
x- how about tumeric? It's supposed to have a ton of healthy properties. And probably not one he's used much before.
Ksurp - gapabentin was a godsend for me at quieting lots of really bad nerve pain. Just thought it worthwhile to share some side-effects I'd experienced... at minium, so he can associate the two. When the gabapentin is doing it's work, the side effects are TOTALLY worth it. But since I didn't have any exterior symptoms, I ended up taking it longer than necessary. Learning that turned out to be a good "side effect" of the hospital stay and not being to keep anything down.
My 11th time in the chair went okay. There were some dicey times, and I got to learn what a hospital-style puke bag looks like (without having to use it). It looks much more like a condom for a horse. Not sure if it looks like it's meant more for the male or the female. There will likely be a picture in a blog post at some point.
I am very psyched to have only one more round to go, but I'm also trying not to let myself think, "only two more weeks." It's only two more weeks for chair day, but the cycle lasts a full two more weeks after that. Still that means five months down, only one to go! Then the big finger crossing for the scans!