This is a great idea, thought I would add a few things now I have just had chemo no 5 which passed by OK compared to no 1;
I bought myself a V pillow after no 1, I had 4 days in bed and couldn't get comfortably propped up, its made a big difference to subsequent ones.
I used cold cap for 1-3 but couldn't cope with it anymore [felt sick thinking about it, and also gets colder as your hair thins]. I was all ready to shave it all off but as its already short I seem to be managing the hair loss by not washing very often, and wearing a buff/hat in the daytime, but I feel less self conscious by having a fringe and bits poking out the side. I don't feel I need to wear a wig yet [ my wig looks very wig like on my head!]. I know that I will have another major loss just before no 6, but then it will only be another month or so before it starts growing back for good. Somehow this seems more manageable than facing 4 months with no hair.
One more personal thing which has helped - I have a greyhound who is undemanding but always willing to go for a walk, short or long, and keeps me company when I am too ill to go out. After each chemo I feel like my aim is to get out in the fresh air, and build up my stamina again. When I see her running it never fails to bring a smile to my face. I know this is not for everyone, but I put it here as its about finding ways to pull yourself back after each treatment and try to increase energy levels, and feel yourself again.
Good luck and take care,
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