My last chemo treatment is tomorrow! Now that I'm coming to the end of it, I thought I'd share what the experience was like for me. Everything you read gives you an idea, but it's always the ubiquitous "it's different for everyone", which is really not helpful. It probably IS different for everyone, but certain things are completely controllable by you and your attitude.
What Chemotherapy is:
What Chemotherapy is NOT:
Tidbits Nobody Mentions About Chemotherapy
The next step for me will me an axillary lymph node dissection. They will go in and take out more lymph nodes and test each one for signs of cancer. Best case scenario, they find nothing, or all they find is dead cancer cells. Depending on the outcome I will be done, or there will be some radiation therapy.
Thanks for reading! Hopefully it's mildly informative.
I am a musician, teacher, non-profit program director, transplanted southerner, cancer survivor and college football fan. And will probably write about all of it.