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Monthly Archives: SEPTEMBER 2016


Sep 28

Side effects

geschrieben von Birgit am 28/09/2016 23:42



Good evening to all of you!

 

Whenever people hear the word "Chemotherapy” the first side effect which is known as being very common is hair loss. And somehow very often it seems to be the worst… at least if you haven’t been through chemo yourself.

 

Now (having finished my chemo about four weeks ago) I’d like to summarize some side effects I’ve noticed during the last few months (and I’m happy to confirm: hair loss is the easiest to cope with – from my point of view).

 

But I should start at the beginning: 

 

Before the first treatment every patient gets a list of potential side effects. And don’t worry usually you won’t suffer from all of them it’s just a summary…

 

The next step is a short explanation about how you get your chemo:

 

Chemotherapy is given ...


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Sep 17

Waiting

geschrieben von Birgit am 17/09/2016 18:59



A very warm welcome to all of you!

 

I know I’ve been quiet for a while… but needed some time to catch up with myself. The last few months have slowly but steady changed my life. Not at first sight as from the outside everything is still the same: still up and running "business as usual”!

 

But with the chemo my body suffered and struggles to re-charge my batteries. And although my body is on it’s knees my brain is stronger and busier than ever. Ideas how to change and improve our business… but many thoughts about health and obviously about cancer and the impact it’s got.

 

So far I’ve been through chemo and still on my feet.

 

But now I’m waiting:

 

-         for the operation (or at least a date it takes place)

-         for somebody to tell me "that’s ...


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