WEEK 12 23rd March–29th March I learn about injecting myself and miss out the mid cycle dip and flu symptoms.
Posts Categorized: Chemotherapy
WEEK 11 16th March–22nd March A very up and down roller coaster week. I had my last chemo treatment, which was swift and easy. I felt great relief that it was the last.
WEEK 9 2nd March–8th March After a bit of an up and down week last week, my symptoms worsened significantly on Monday. Week 9 in summary This week was probably the most dramatic of my chemotherapy treatment. It came on quickly and hit really hard, the cold symptoms turning into a barking cough and a… Read more »
WEEK 8 24th February–1st March This is a roller coaster week! Starting with the invincible happy Nicola and ending it one very sick bunny! Week 8 in summary Spending so much time on the sofa with a camber on it has taken its toll on my back, and at the beginning of the week I… Read more »
Cycle 3 Week 7 This week has been the most challenging week of the cycle. I spent most of the first 3 days in the foetal position, childs pose or, for the most part, sitting with my legs and back propped up, cocooned in electric blankets. It was a lesson in doing nothing but accepting… Read more »
Week 6 February 10th–16th February This, the last week of the chemotherapy cycle, is generally the best. I am clear of the mid-cycle dip and in the last cycle it was a week of wellness. I am really coming to appreciate this phase where physically I feel more myself again, which is a great relief…. Read more »
WEEK 5 5th February–11th February As promised earlier, here is my free Inspirational Breathing meditation audio. Nicola Price – produced by Rob Jenkins Navigation through chemotherapy I’m half way through! This week I have reached the half way mark for this chemotherapy/clearing treatment! It is both easier and more difficult than I ever imagined! How… Read more »
WEEK 4 28th January–4th February The first week after this clearing treatment is a whole lot better. It is as if my body knows what to expect – a bit like pregnancy after the first time. In this, my fourth week of chemotherapy, I was ready for the level of dehydration which made a huge… Read more »
WEEK 3 21st–27th January In summary – my third week of Chemotherapy… This week was a great week, I am feeling like a normal person, with no inner nervy sludge feeling, no sickness, just a bit of tiredness. I once went to an exhibition at the Tate Modern where there was an installation video clip… Read more »
Week 2 13th–20th January I am so heartened by the feedback and encouragement for this blog! Thank you. It has been so very challenging to write through the fog and weirdness. So I make sparse notes and then write when the mist clears … so a bit choppy on the flow … but I get… Read more »