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Day 14-1st hospital stay complete

Unknown fever origin. 4 days 5 nights. What a way to spend a week. I get out on fathers day. lovely. I look like a pin cushion. Covered in bruises and scabs. 3 days to recover til I got chemo again, no way in hell am I taking another potassium infusion. I really believe that is what caused my fever. There was no other explanation. They couldn’t find any other cause. All other tests came back fine. All cultures grew nothing. So I’m just going to eat extra potassium rich food to keep it up.

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Day 9-side effects

I have finished the first week of medications. ┬áMost of the side effects have been mild. Insomnia and nausea have really been it. Haven’t seen any weight gain from the steroids yet, but I know it’s coming. I have felt the irritability, but I have tried to keep it at bay as much as possible. I do seem to cry super easy and just thinking about the changes if my life to come will set me off. I try not to think about anything. But when your loved ones ask, you want to let them in a little. Cause you[......]

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