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Coping with cancer – some tips

Through my experience, there were many things that could have made my experience easier if I had known at the time. So I am sharing some tips to make the road to recovery easier for others.

Coping Tips

July 3, 2019

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My oncologist gave me good advice, she said if you are going to Google, ensure you are looking at the reliable sites. I thought I wanted to be alone, but when my daughter showed up after me telling her not to pop over, I realized I did need her, we don’t always know what we need..

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Headwear

June 27, 2019

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Headwear, well that was my morning fight every day. Once I lost my hair, I bought lots of scarfs, now, I am certainly not a person who likes to take long with hair, let alone headwear. There was days when i just couldn’t get the scarf right or didn’t have the right color, or worse […]

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Diet and Hydration

June 27, 2019

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During chemo I suffered terribly with dry mouth, solution was Xerostom, which is a Saliva substitute Gel, worked like a charm. The positive side to hair loss is you have more time to yourself, no shaving, no blow waving but my eye lashes were not existent . On diagnosis the first thing I did was […]

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Hair Loss

June 20, 2019

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Now this is a topic that I am still fighting with today, yes my hair is growing, but chemo curls are in an abundance. The day my hair fell out is was horrific, my grandchild of 8 was with me at my home. I got out the shower and couldn’t understand why my hair was […]

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