Twas' the night of my first chemo to treat lung cancer (non-small cell) and I was all hopped up on steroids. Impulsively, I booked a bucket list trip abroad for a Tori Amos concert.
Category: Cancer Treatment
One Woman’s Hair History: From Bald to Mullet, Back to Bald 💇♀️🦸♀️👩🧑🦳👄
I've lost my hair rendering me bald, not once but, twice in my lifetime.Pictures document my hair loss and gain over the years.
Lung Cancer: Pictures Speak a 1,000 Words
See my recent treatment for Non Small Cell Lung Cancer, including my gnarly surgical scar to remove part of my lung. It's been a challenging 3 months in/out of the hospital.
I couldn't breathe last night. Even when I tried to be as calm and still as I could, I'd have a coughing fit and be unable to breathe. So, of course, this all happens at 2am. My husband drove me to the ER and I was admitted impatient at Seton Main in Austin. Today, they … Continue reading Admitted Inpatient…
Discharging Home & Lung Cancer Can Suck it!🥊🍋
I'm discharging tomorrow to recuperate at my sister's house. Also, here is my latest status for lung cancer treatment.
I have lung cancer, seriously wtf. 🙄😡😭😤
I was diagnosed last week with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). I'm told of all the types of lung cancer, NSCLC is the "best," most treatable type of lung cancer.
Lung Cancer Scare & Texas Power Outage 😭❄🚫🔌🚱
During the recent Texas power outage & winter storm, I thought I might have lung cancer. Doctors found a mass on my lung. Yesterday, I learned that the mass is benign. I'm still going through testing and figuring out my treatment because a benign mass on my lung remains an issue, but at least it's … Continue reading Lung Cancer Scare & Texas Power Outage 😭❄🚫🔌🚱
Setbacks After Heart Transplant 🙄 & Seeking Joy 💗 (Originally Published in November 2016).
I originally wrote this 4 years ago in November 2016 as a Facebook post. Trump had just been elected and I was 9 months post heart transplant and experiencing a series of setbacks: back to living 3 hours away from home, so that I could be near the transplant hospital, healing from a Grand Mal … Continue reading Setbacks After Heart Transplant 🙄 & Seeking Joy 💗 (Originally Published in November 2016).
The Day I was Officially Listed on the Heart Transplant Wait List ❤🌈🦄
A 4 year update, since the day I was list on the Heart Transplant Wait List. "As of today at 4:26:05 CST I'm officially on the ♡ Transplant List! I'm excited because I've given blood, sweat & tears since mid-June to this process, so I'm relieved. I'm also fearful. Mixed emotions-today is a big day. I'm so grateful to you for your ongoing support. I need it!"
When You and Your Mom are Dying at the Same Time…
Warning: This article is about death and dying. If you or your loved one are dealing with death and dying, this article might be triggoring or I hope that it may bring you a sense comfort. While I can't predict how this article will affect you, I can tell you that it has difficult topics … Continue reading When You and Your Mom are Dying at the Same Time…