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Friends

Friends. How many of us have people we can call on at the drop of a hat for help? For a ride? For a kind word? For a shoulder? I’ve known I have people who I call friends, but since my diagnosis, it seems re has been an outpouring of texts, visits and calls of people who want me to know that they are ready willing and able to do whatever I need done to make it easier to live while im fighting this diseases. I have always tried to be independent and not want to rely on others. This disease is for[......]

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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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