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Done withTaxol

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Joined: Sep 2000

Hi Ladies: Haven't been online for awhile and almost thought I was in the wrong place after reading Tiger's post. Tiger, got me scared for a minute but then as I continued to read.... I'm glad your feeling better. I still think the spring/summer will do a world of good for all of us. I'm so sick of the cold, it makes me more depressed and much more achy than usual. We all need the summer and bright sunshine to help us focus on each day. I would like to share with all of you that I finally finished my chemo treatment. (a/c and taxol) and move on to radiation, But what a tremendous weight I feel has been lifted. I just want to agree with some of the other posts, how different life is after bc. I still get scared when I look in the mirror. I ask if I'll ever be myself again. My hair is just coming in, that's a treat, I feel like a chea plant.
I know where all going thru different aspects of this bc but can I express to all of you how strenghtning and supportive, loving and compassionate all of you are. And I know in my heart God has a special place for all of you, for giving so much of yourselves. We are truly blessed and with that, I will now sign out. Be strong and have lots of faith. vinnie

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Joined: Aug 2000

A/C GOODBYE....... TAXOl GOODBYE...... FOREVER !!!!! We'll be through the radiation by the end of May or the first week of June. What a long way we have come since last August. I agree about this long cold winter, the longest winter of my life but now it is coming to an end. I see why the daffodil is the flower cancer shares. It's brillant color and early presentation gives us promise of warm weather and hope for a bright future. Love to you, Nan

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Joined: Oct 2000


Doesn't it feel great? NO MORE CHEMO,, ahhh, I did the happy dance when I finished Taxol Feb. 12. Only 29 more radiation treatments to go... how are you coping with it? My eyebrows are coming in fast, eyelashes too. Hair was long when l lost it so that will take a while to grow but it's coming in, gray. The biggest hurdle now is getting to treatment EVERY day and not letting it get me down. I've stopped working til all treatment is over with so that has helped.

Good luck

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Joined: Sep 2000

HURRAY FOR VINNIE!!!! It is such a wonderful feeling to be done with chemo. Good luck with you radiation treatments and may God Bless You. Murphy

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