Healthy Living in the Carolinas

My Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Journey

Chemo Diva

Chemo Diva

Let’s face it! If I’m gonna have cancer and do chemo I damn well better be a Chemo Diva. HA! In all seriousness, as soon as I found out I had Hodgkin’s Lymphoma I searched the internet for ways to make my own wig out […]

Chemo #2 (Sept 27-Oct 10)

Chemo #2 (Sept 27-Oct 10)

The second time was much less stressful from the first. I knew what to expect and we got a nice larger (more private) area to hang in while chemo was going in.  It went a lot faster too because I didn’t have to sit and […]

Chemo #1 (Sept 13-26)

Chemo #1 (Sept 13-26)

Chemo #1. It all began Thursday, September 13th. Two days before National Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Awareness Day. For those of you that don’t know, HL is a blood cancer that involves the lymphatic system. Symptoms can be swollen lymph nodes, itching, night sweats, fever, fatigue, loss […]

My Unexpected Journey

My Unexpected Journey

I had scheduled my annual visit with my doctor to check my cholesterol and other blood work.  I feel it’s so important to check in with your doctor annually even if you aren’t sick. Not to mention my HSA gives me $150 back for my […]