Tag Archives: Chemo

Waiting…

It seems to have taken forever for October to get here. Okay, I know it is now November but I just haven’t been up to blogging for quite some time and I have been waiting until I have actual news….like … Continue reading

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È finita!

Yes, it’s over! Final chemo was Monday August 29th. I begin radiation therapy, which I’m told has minimal side effects, on September 23. I’m still dealing with the peripheral neuropathy which hopefully will dissipate with time. In the meantime I’m still … Continue reading

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Sometimes the Heavens smile and give you the light you sought…

Wouldn’t it be lovely to find some oars and take one of these for a little row on the lagoon on a late summer’s eve? With permission of course. You’d have to be a lot stronger than I am right … Continue reading

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I Palazzi

“Palazzi swept by on both sides, the drunken promiscuity of their styles competing for his attention.” Donna Leon: Blood from a Stone Indeed a perfect description of a ride on vaporetto No. 1 down the Grand Canal in Venice. Try … Continue reading

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Won’t you let me take you on a sea cruise?

Since my chemo is on hold until July 13 so that we are hoping my neuropathy improves I thought I would share a little adventure. First for those who are interested the American Cancer Society has a really good discussion … Continue reading

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I Tulipani

Last Saturday after my “shearing” I went to the nearby market for milk. It is a small market with an interesting selection of items but because it is not part of one of the chains it is very expensive…at least … Continue reading

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I am not my hair

The picture above is what I looked like about a month ago. And the above picture is me this morning after four weeks of chemo. I really thought I was resigned to losing my hair. When I got the diagnosis that my … Continue reading

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