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Cancer Healing

I’m a Liver Lover

Posted by on Sep 25, 2015 in Cancer Goddess, Cancer Healing | 0 comments

Today I was scheduled for a second immunotherapy infusion, but we had to postpone because my liver is "irritated". I'll bet. But my liver numbers based on yesterday's blood draw are dicey and I have to get them back within an acceptable range before I can have another infusion.

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Back Surgery for my Compression Fracture

Posted by on Sep 23, 2015 in Cancer Goddess, Cancer Healing | 0 comments

Back surgery. It was to fix a compression fracture in my lumbar spine. Often these things fix themselves, in fact I have another fracture in my thoracic spine that is healing on its own, but in this case it was going to mean 6-12 weeks of minimal movement and a back brace, and I believe in the healing power of movement. Waiting so long wasn't going to work for me.

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Immunotherapy is my new BFF

Posted by on Sep 3, 2015 in Cancer Goddess, Cancer Healing | 0 comments

I'm in a clinical trial to treat my metastatic melanoma. It's a combination of two drugs, Yervoy and Opdivo. I'll get four infusions, each three weeks apart.

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My Re-Birthday: Immunotherapy, Elixir of Life

Posted by on Aug 28, 2015 in Cancer Goddess, Cancer Healing, Magic | 0 comments

Hey hi hello my loves, today I received my first (of four) infusions of immunotherapy through a clinical trial. We refer to it as my magical elixir, since it takes the brakes off the immune system and sets it free to go after anything that doesn't belong in my body. Like cancer.

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Depression

Posted by on Aug 15, 2015 in Cancer Goddess, Cancer Healing | 0 comments

One of the side effects after Gamma Knife brain radiation is temporary depression. As if having brain cells nuked wasn't enough!

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Tidbits From Brain Surgery Recovery

Posted by on Aug 1, 2015 in Cancer Goddess, Cancer Healing | 0 comments

There's a grapefruit-sized round area at the top of my head that feels like a slab of raw meat with hair on it. Eventually I should get sensation back in that area, but for now it's very strange.

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