Friday, March 30, 2007

side effects of first cycle

The first cycle is complete. I'm pleased about that because it means there is just one less to deal with. Next week is my off-week. I must still, however, go to the hospital on Thursday so that my blood counts can be checked.

The side effects of the chemotherapy have kicked me around a bit, however, but I am still standing pushing forward. Yesterday after treatment, I experienced an awful throbbing headache and then, again today the same thing: another pounding headache. My concentration was a bit off this morning in class, but I managed. I took 3 Tylenols and then, slept for about 2 hours this afternoon after returning home from class. The headache is gone now, but I don't feel like my usual self.
Constipation continues to be a vexing problem.

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