[CANCER] One more ‘evil’ docetaxol #BreastCancer

So, it's been another #waitingroomfeet day, as it was time for a review with my oncologist, to see how I'm getting on with treatment:   View this post on Instagram   Another #waitingroomfeet day. Waiting to see oncologist and find how many more #docetaxol I have to have. Had some proper food and with cleaner away, washing own sheets ... #busylivingwithmets A post shared by Bex Lewis (@drbexl) on May 20, 2019 at 6:46am PDT…

[CANCER] Yet another appointment: Another Oncologist

So, finishing off my rounds of 3 different hospitals in a week, this morning I was back in the Christie for an appt with Dr Colaco, after yesterday's confirmation that surgery is not the right route. I'm still trying to find the balance between keeping myself moving/active and being overtired, but I was at the hospital before my 9.30am appt! Once again, it was #waitingroomfeet time:   View this post on Instagram   It’s another…

[CANCER] Another Appointment: Oncologist #BreastCancer

This week I thought I was just getting away with a couple of appointments today - one to have my port flushed (for which I wore my new shoes!) - which unfortunately she said has a moisture lesion and shouldn't go swimming for another week :-(, and another with my oncologist to see where we're up to on the treatment process (and yes, I look quite weary):   View this post on Instagram   It’s…

[CANCER] “Final” Oncologist appointment: what’s going to happen after #Chemotherapy? #BreastCancer

So, yesterday was my last meeting with the oncologist as tomorrow I start CYCLE 6 of chemo (the last cycle - excited beeps from me)! As I've been cold capping, I've not been able to wash my hair frequently, and yesterday wasn't a day for hair-washing - I debated just leaving it like this when I got up (well, you know, we should be celebrating that the cold cap is clearly working [rather than the…