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Seemingly Innocuous and Viciously Toxic

It’s very strange to sit in a relaxing chemo recliner and watch bags of crystal clear and seemingly innocuous fluid slowly drip into your blood stream which are actually deadly killers. Here I sit the morning after two full rounds of chemo and I’m still feeling good. I did experience a mild bonk last night [...]
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See ya Later Dex

So another four day decadron (Dexamethason) cycle is behind me. This was the 3rd round of a prescribed 4 that we are using to handle the mild flare up of a few of my chronic lymphocytic leukemia symptoms.  The cycle went pretty much as predicted with many of the usual side effects and as usual [...]
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The Cat Rattles his Cage

Living with a chronic disease like chronic lymphocytic leukemia is like living with a caged up wild cat in your basement. You do your best to keep it locked and chained and barricaded away. You live your life with an “out of sight / out of mind” mentality. Intellectually, you need to be aware that [...]
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