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2019 (1)

May (1)

Three Years Later: Hello everyone!   Our dear friend John had suggested a while ago that I write about how things are...

2018 (1)

August (1)

Catching Up!: Hello everyone, it's been so long since I've posted.  I write posts in my head then I never seem to...

2017 (3)

October (1)

It's been awhile: So.... I've been avoiding posting.  I don't know why.  I've been reading other's posts and sending...

February (1)

Maintenance, work and my furry face!: Hi everyone, I had my first maintenance infusion last Thursday and everything went extremely well. ...

January (1)

Post Chemo follow-up and soon back to work!: Hi everyone, I have written this post in my head a hundred times but finally I'm forcing myself to s...

2016 (17)

December (1)

Treatment 8 (the last one) and PICC line removal!: Treatment 8 went as swimmingly easy as chemotherapy goes.  No picc line problems, no delays, I was ...

November (2)

Treatment 7 - nearing the end: Well, treatment 7 was three weeks ago and once again it was an adventure.  First day, my picc line ...
Treatment 6: Tomorrow I go for treatment 7 and I just realized that I didn't post after treatment 6!   Time sure...

September (2)

Treatment 5: It's been a week since I had chemo #5.   Today is the first day I feel like rejoining the world.  ...
Treatment 4 AND the Gall of it All - final episode: So...it has been a very long time since I have posted thanks to my adventure over the last month - t...

August (1)

The GALL of it ALL part TWO!: So...... literally breezed through that third chemo treatment.  But of course......with cancer you ...

July (3)

Treatment Three Completed: So, it's been awhile since I posted because I had that long six week reprieve from chemo thanks to m...
No Third Treatment Today for Me: I was in the chair for treatment number three and as much as I was dreading the after affects, I wa...
The GALL of it ALL!: So....  after that second round of chemo I ended up with an incredible case of constipation.  Once...

June (4)

Treatment 2 - YUCK!: Well second treatment done and I feel gross.   I had a blood test on the Wednesday and found out my...
Hair Gone and a Fever: So.... I did it.  Got rid of my hair.  It was time because I was shedding so much hair that you co...
Losing my Hair: Well....interestingly, I read somewhere in these many blogs about someone who started losing their h...
One Week Later: Well, it's been a week since my first treatment and I have to say, I'm feeling pretty good now.  In...

May (4)

CHOP Day! : Who knew how well you can sleep in a hotel when you're not there with a hockey team?   The combinat...
Rituximab and Reactions: Today I had the infusion of rituximab.  We left home at 5:30 am and arrived in Sudbury by 7:45 am. ...
Picc Line Procedure: Today was the day my PICC line was inserted.  The thought of it was much worse than the the actual ...
And so it begins...: Well, today I officially started my treatment against B-Cell follicular Non-hodgkins lymphoma.  My ...
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May 24, 2016

Ontario, Canada

Cancer Info

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Indolent B-Cell Follicular Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma

Stage 4

Yes

Rituxan

Take care of your health and the health of your family.

Swollen lymph node on jaw in front of ear and swollen lymph nodes on neck

May 26, 2016....itchy ears, eyes and throat. Quickly controlled by intravenous Benadryl.

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