hello friends n family n furries, it's been a while!
this past friday i officially finished with chemotherapy! my oncologist told me i am Cancer Free which is a great thing to hear, let me tell ya!!
now what this really means is "provided you commit to follow-up care, get radiation and endocrine therapy and we keep a careful eye on you for 5-10 years, you're probably cancer free" but i'll take it!!!
so i'm recuperating from the final chemo now, excited for when my immune system begins to bounce back in the next few weeks. i meet with the radiologist tomorrow, where we will figure out a schedule for me to get zapped on weekdays.
but i am feeling great to have chemotherapy behind me!
i'll be back to my usual drawings and able to see everyone again very soon. here's to kicking cancer's ass! thank you modern medicine!!
i don't often post here so i can't remember if i told you, but i'm currently undergoing cancer treatment. i'm in chemotherapy and it's just about as awful as you've heard/can imagine! but i am almost done the first course of chemotherapy drugs, getting ready to start the second. after that i'll have radiation therapy and hopefully -hopefully- once that is complete i will be cancer free.
really, you do not want to get cancer if it can be avoided. it's particularly awful. especially if your lymph nodes allow cancer cells to enter them, like mine did. if you know a bit about cancer and wonder what stage i'm in, it's 2b/3a. so i'm
please help my friend’s family out. his little brother zak died this week and they’re trying to get the money together for burial and services. jay (zak’s brother) has been a friend of mine since highschool so this is a very close-to-home death.
zak was doing everything right on the road to recovery. i could explain at length how recovery isn’t a straight line, how at around 3 months out of rehab the ‘honeymoon’ is over and relapses happen. i could explain how after recovery your body isn’t prepared to handle the same level of toxins , and so relapses aft