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Day 14-1st hospital stay complete

Written By: Kitten - Jun• 19•16

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.

It started out as just another ordinary chemo day, with a potassium infusion. By the time I got home I was chilled to the bone and could not get warm. I took my temp and it was 102.3. According to the pa[......]

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Day 9-side effects

Written By: Kitten - Jun• 12•16

I have finished the first week of medications.  Most 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 know they worry. But you don’t want them to worry. I worry enough. I worry about the genetic side of this. Do I need to be concerned about my kids? Do I need to be concerns about my sisters kids? I h[......]

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