Hi everyone - 3.45 am and I'm thinking of renaming this thread "can't sleep after sixth FEC". So .. hurray for having had the last dose, but boo hiss to the steroids for keeping me awake and to the veins for being so crap. I hope they will behave better for the 18 sessions of herceptin that start on 8 July.
Ann, I hope the chemo's not on your birthday. I just moved mine by a day to get to something I wanted to do, and it felt like a lovely present of a bonus day. Liz is right that it goes quicker than you think it will. I've been finding it good to plan little treats for the end of each cycle - nothing spectacular, just lunch with friends, concerts, meals out, that sort of thing - it adds a touch of normality.
Fingers crossed that your bloods will be OK and you're feeling better Jenny. Do you get hayfever, and if so might that be a factor? I seem to be more susceptible to it than usual.
Good luck with the rads Liz - I seem to be avoiding that. Thank you for reminding me about the rosy glow. It's always a surprise even though I should be expecting it. I thought it was sunburn the first time round.
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