My Mothers take on what its like to undergo Chemo for Breat Cancer.
Four days later
I didn’t think things would change so quickly. I was feeling so good when I got home from Darwin.
A few friends came by to say hello. I felt spaced out but ok – and then — I woke up on Day 3 and felt like I had lead in my bones. My body was so heavy I could barely move. My mouth was raw, as if burnt by hot coffee and everything tasted like metal. I slept and slept and slept. Fourteen hours overnight. Crawled on to the lounge and slept. My ribcage ached and I was struggling with getting my bowels sorted…all the things that I had read in the literature, and thought, would not happen to me, started to close in! Panicing a bit – most of the people that I have spoken to going through chemo say…
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