breast cancer, chronic illness, Recovery Days, warrior, writing, writing life

Short Wednesday Update: Halfway thru Radiation and 300 Day Streak!

I am officially halfway through my radiation treatments! It really sucks, but I'm halfway there. I am just trying to focus on the finish line at this point. But the real thing I am celebrating today, through all of the awfulness of everything, my writing streak has hit 300 days! Woot! Have a good rest… Continue reading Short Wednesday Update: Halfway thru Radiation and 300 Day Streak!

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Sunday Summaries #33: First Week of Radiation and Fatigue

I started radiation on Tuesday. The doctor came in to warn me that with my chronic illness, the fatigue would probably set in immediately. Most people it takes about a week. I was not happy with this information, but figured that since I deal with fatigue all the time, whatever. Around 4:00, the fatigue hit… Continue reading Sunday Summaries #33: First Week of Radiation and Fatigue

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Sunday Summaries #28: Cancer Update and National Library Week

I went in for my first appointment with my oncologist. She was really nice. I would hate to have her job. I seriously appreciate the fact that she and other people do her job, but I don't envy her at all. I don't know how she does it either. She cried with me in the… Continue reading Sunday Summaries #28: Cancer Update and National Library Week

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Sunday Summaries #27: Post Second Surgery and Happy Easter

My second surgery was on Friday, so I decided to make it a good week and get Priscilla Reigns and The Wild Hunt trilogy finished up and posted for sale. Priscilla Reigns is on sale now (click the cover above.) And The Wild Hunt will be available on May1, 2020. But you can pre-order it… Continue reading Sunday Summaries #27: Post Second Surgery and Happy Easter

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Sunday Summaries #26: Post Surgery and Recovery

It's been a long week. Sunday/Monday was all getting things ready for post-surgery. House cleaning, washing sheets, food prep, getting an emergency over-night bag together, just in case. Tuesday was the radiation seed implant. They place a radioactive marker the size of a grain of rice into the tumor, so the doctor can find it… Continue reading Sunday Summaries #26: Post Surgery and Recovery