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Steve Jobs died at 56 years of age!

October 8, 2011 Careflash Blog entry: My grandmother died at 56.  I am 56.   I didn’t know Steve Jobs, although I do blame him, personally  for all the “auto correct”, mistakes I don’t catch in my text messages!  I … Continue reading

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Chemotherapy and Thanksgiving!

This is my entry on my CareFlash blog at Thanksgiving, October 10, 2011. Happy Thanksgiving! I am so thankful for each one of you who has helped me, driven me, driven my dad, driven my aunt, brought me soup, muffins, prayed … Continue reading

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Is Shining in Vogue?

After I returned home for my night’s stay in the hospital my hand became burnt, like a sunburn but worse.  The whole hand peeled and peeled and peeled.  Actually both my hands but the left hand was the worst.  I … Continue reading

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First Round of the Third Cocktail – hopefully on the home stretch!

This post is from my Careflash and memory … Wednesday, September 7, 2011, I started the first round of the 3rd Chemo Cocktail and it has gone pretty well.  I am very, very tired and can’t sleep.  Insomnia, neuropathy, and hair loss are … Continue reading

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Undecided will they become Decided?

Now that Little Sprout is here, I wonder, will Rochelle and Frank Undecided remain Undecided, or will they become Decided?  I don’t know.  I watch from a distance as they cope with getting enough preemiee clothes, preemiee diapers, car seat, bottles and … Continue reading

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Chemotherapy begins to take its toll

Chemotherapy continues with Round 2, my hair was buzzed and falling out, I developed some scabbing on my scalp on the right side, above my ear.  I asked the Chemo nurses about it, they checked, called the head nurse and … Continue reading

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Chemotherapy, and it’s downward journey … the beginning

And so the new normal begins, with blood tests, oncology appointments, steroids, anti nausea medications, a luncheon, a new granddaughter, Father’s Day, and hair loss.  All in the first 2 weeks! I was invited to a Chemotherapy luncheon.  It was a … Continue reading

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