Day 285: A quick update on Chemo Session 4

I am very late in writing this, but I do think it needs to be documented. My fourth session of chemo was postponed due to the shingles, and I only received it...

Day 244: That time I got …shingles!

Spoiler alert: I have shingles. !!!!!! So, in the last week of February, I moved house. It was a very easy move, since I had purged what seemed like half my house during a very intense...

Day 211: Third round of chemo

After the last disastrous round of chemo, I was very apprehensive about doing round three. I was actually quite petrified. I walked into my oncologists office with two goals: to ask for any meds...

Day 184: Second round of chemo. Not fun.

(Note: This is a boring, technical post about my chemo. It is written only for the benefit of others who might be anticipating the same treatment, or who are receiving the treatment and want...

Day 154: First day of chemo

The long road of treatment started with my first round of chemo on Wednesday and Thursday. It wasn't nearly as bad as some expected, but it wasn't a walk in the park either. ...

Day 31: A month already??

I can't believe it's a month ago that I got my Waldenstrom's diagnosis. I think I can best describe the past month as a rollercoaster: it's been a hectic 30 days, but also it...

Day 30: The Laparscopy

I thought I would quickly run through the laparoscopy, since this blog is meant to be be a first account of medical-experiences. I had the laparoscopy done last week, to remove the "migrated" Mirena...

Day 29: So what treatment am I getting, and when?

It's been a bit of a rollercoaster ride and much of it has been related to the doctors' approach to my illness. My first doctor, the one who actually diagnosed Waldenstrom's, told me that...
Eve D.
46yo mother of two. Serial entrepreneur. Huge procrastinator. Million ideas, few hours. Needs constant reminding that thinking of doing something is not the same as actually doing it. Co-existing with a super-rare lymphoma (and winning!) . Winning at life in general, actually.