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This too shall pass

We’re still working on getting Shannon’s nausea under control, and her doctors have a plan. Step 1 is to observe her overnight to better figure out what works and what doesn’t. Hopefully, she’ll get to come home tomorrow. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I need to go pack her some jammies.

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Who needs sleep?

1st round of chemo: Fail. Too much nausea + loss of fluids = 2:30 am trip to the emergency room. She home now and resting. The IV fluids and anti-nausea medication seems to have done the trick. Just needed to break the cycle and keep her healthy.

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Bring me two piña coladas

Everyone refers to the chemotherapy drugs as “cocktails,” since they are mixed to order for you the day of your treatment. But one of the things they tell you as part of the chemo education is to avoid alcohol. Talk

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