Learning About Breast Cancer
Ok. So I had my first chemo session on Friday with a cocktail including Taxomere and Cytoxan. I was ok on Friday after it was given. Then, 27 hours later, the Neulesta drug (to offset some of the chemo damage), was added by an attached shot dispenser. Anyway, I was generally still ok. But, on Sunday, I began to feel just a tiny bit queasy (just slightly). All was generally ok until Monday. I began to feel very queasy and "out of sorts", so I began to take the nausea meds every 8 hours and drank water (8 bottles a day). Food tasted terrible. So, my Monday night was pretty bad. I could not sleep all night because i was up every hour to urinate the drugs out (i think). It was surreal! This went on all night. But thankfully, on Tuesday morning (today), I am beginning to feel like myself. I think it took 3-4 days for the chemo drugs to pass through my system. I am ok right now. Next session in 2 1/2 weeks. I will be ready!