Tag Archives: treanda

Whatever Normalcy Is

I’m gradually realizing that I really don’t like the side effects associated with my treatment meds. Fatigue and shortness of breath with activity are not exactly conducive to supporting a running and multisport lifestyle. I know the effects from the treatment are temporary. And I’m thankful that they are indeed working. This is evidenced by [...]
Posted in cancer, health & fitness, leukemia & lymphoma society, survivor | Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed

2016 Chemo Round 1, Day 2

Round one is a wrap! I just finished up my second treatment day of the first round of chemo without any issues. We used the same precautionary cocktails as yesterday followed by a healthy dose of  Bendeka (Treanda). I have to say that I am really amazed at how good I felt coming out of [...]
Posted in cancer, health & fitness, leukemia & lymphoma society, motivation, survivor | Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed

2016 Chemo Round 1, Day 1

Today was the first day of two which will be repeated over 4 – 28 day cycles in the coming months. In a word, today was long (6.5 hours), but I successfully tolerated my drugs, Rituxan and Treanda. Despite pre treatment cocktails consisting of Zofran, Benedryl, and Decadron, I did experience a few side effects (mild [...]
Posted in cancer, health & fitness, leukemia & lymphoma society, survivor | Also tagged , | Comments closed

Power Port Ready to Roll

I feel the same way today as I do the day before a big race. Introspective, edgy, nervous, but excited for race day. It seems odd to say that the day before chemo but, so be it. I’m ready to roll. On Friday I had my Power Port inserted on the right side of chest [...]
Posted in cancer, health & fitness, leukemia & lymphoma society, survivor | Also tagged , | Comments closed

I’ve Been “Called Out”

Remember back in elementary school when you heard someone say “I call you out after school”? This was one kid’s way of threatening another and giving them all day (or longer) to worry about it. It was simply a challenge to a dual and the terms were pretty simple. “I call you out after school… [...]
Posted in cancer, leukemia & lymphoma society, motivation, survivor | Also tagged , , , | Comments closed
Listen to internet radio with RemissionMan on Blog Talk Radio
"Be the change you wish to see in the world " - Gandhi
string(46) "/home/26737-52558.cloudwaysapps.com/zcngeqvtet"