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Sun Jun 19, 2016, 02:11 PM

I thought the exhaustion from chemo

therapy was bad - then I got some radiation treatment. I think I'm coming out of it now, but for several weeks I've been a zombie (the slow moving kind)

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hedgehog Jun 2016 OP
Solly Mack Jun 2016 #1
PennyK Jun 2016 #2
alfredo Jun 2016 #4
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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Sun Jun 19, 2016, 02:51 PM

1. Yeah, radiation does that. :(



Glad you're coming out of the fog.

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Sun Jun 19, 2016, 02:56 PM

2. So sorry to hear

I most likely won't get radiation, but yeah, the fatigue from chemo is not fun. When I came out of this cycle's last Thrusday, I practically started dancing around the house! So annoying to know I have two more times...but I'll get there, I guess.

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Response to PennyK (Reply #2)

Sun Jun 19, 2016, 03:50 PM

4. You might experience phlebitis from the chemo. It passes

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Sun Jun 19, 2016, 03:48 PM

3. after treatment, measure time by weeks.

You will feel good one day, like crap the next. Soon the crappy times aren't as bad. The good days remain good. Each week reveals some improvement.

Anything thrown your way, you can deal with it. Trust me on that. I'm a card carrying wimp, and I made it through.

BTW, those triangle one liter measuring vessels they have at the hospital come in handy. Put one by your bed, one where you lounge, and one in the car. You can stick you nose and mouth in them to minimize splatter. It muffles the sound too

Get well, raise hell.

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