Chemo Brain Information

Chemo Brain

Now they call it Chemo Brain. There are pages upon pages of data on this dysfunction. When I did chemotherapy in 1992 the term was not used, at least not that I heard. It fits, and I believe it to be a real side effect factor to be considered and dealt with. Almost as soon […]

My Chemotherapy Wardrobe

Now here was a plus. While doing chemo I found my wardrobe the one thing that I liked. It was real simple.Sweat Pants, T-shirts and a bandana. Easy to mix and match.The only problem I ran into was in a few public places. Once while walking through a mall I was harassed by the security […]

Clear the Chemo Taste

I am sure each patient and each Chemotherapy is different, but I had a terrible time with how it affected my taste buds. Everything had a metallic taste to it. Things that I loved I could not tolerate with this added flavor.Finding something to drink became an increasingly difficult task. I loved sodas but could […]

Chemotherapy and Humor

I am going to use 2 words that certainly will not appear to go together.Chemotherapy and Humor.Why? Because I found out very quickly that you had to have one to survive the other. If you can manage to keep a little sense of humor a big part of the Chemotherapy experience will be a lot […]