All I can Do is Smile

Halfway Done & Coming Clean

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Yesterday completed the 3rd day of my 3rd round of chemo. Woo-freakin’-hoo!

The chemo side effects are noticeably cumulative. Post-cisplatin was the worst I’ve felt of all the rounds. The nausea is overwhelming, even with the medication from my doc and the medical marijuana. I have a follow-up with the doc tomorrow, so I will ask about other options. As far as I know, we’ve only scratched the surface of what’s available to help. The Zofran helps a ton, especially the sublingual (instant) option I have for my midnight feedings. (Post chemo, I’m taking my anti-nausea meds every 4-6 hours 24 hours a day.)

But! I’m feeling better today and that’s what matters.

And, I’m also feeling it’s time to “come out of the cancer closet” on the rest of my social media accounts, particularly Facebook. I find I’m editing myself and I hate that. So, next week, I’m going to make it official. The lines between friends and acquaintances on Facebook is pretty blurry, so I am password-protecting the “Drive Jessica to a Medical Appointment” page. If you need the password, email me.

The end is nigh! It’s all downhill from here.

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8 thoughts on “Halfway Done & Coming Clean

  1. Back pats and best wishes for you Jess! You’re the champ of all champs in my book for toughing it out through these progressively more difficult treatment experiences. Keep fighting, we are all rooting for you!

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  2. i am so inspired by you Jessica. Your uplifting spirit in recounting your travel through this very hard chapter of your life gives me pause to complain about anything. Thank you for your blog. Blessings
    Karen

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  3. You are truly an amazing woman!

    xoxo

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  4. Proud of you!

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  5. AWESOME!!!
    Jess, you’re an inspiration to everyone. Way to kick ass!

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  6. Hugs to you friend!

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  7. Proud of you! And miss you too!

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