Posts in category "Chemotherapy"

Poopy Cramps

Surrounded by all of her comfort items - binki, blankie and baby.
My Previous Blog > The Craigslist Babysitter April (2010) was a happy month full of unexpected surprises – we’d taken the kids to the Aquarium, filmed an infomercial and hired a babysitter to help for a few hours each week. As the days gently unfolded into May, there was a semblance of normalcy. We’d become... Read more »

Back To Reality: The Trifecta

Both of my babies slept a lot, but for very different reasons. I love how Atia's touching Asher, as if she's making sure that he's real.
My Previous Blog Entry: “DINA MANZO’S INTERVIEW PODCAST: The Real Housewives of New Jersey” Well, the fantasy of hobnobbing with the stars is over and as the fairy godmother said in Cinderella, “On the stroke of twelve, the spell will be broken, and everything will be as it was before.” Dropping us back into reality and... Read more »

Delayed Intensification

Last Week’s Blog > “The Phases of Chemo” The fourth phase of treatment was called, Delayed Intensification and it proved to be the most difficult of all. Atia had numerous spinal taps and her chemo regimen and dosages were ramped up – big time! We tried to prepare ourselves, but had no idea what we... Read more »
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The Phases of Chemo

Last Week’s Blog > “WychList: a New Shopping List iPhone App” (continuation from 2 weeks ago) So, we’d switched hospitals – to University of Chicago Medical Center (U of C) – and on May 28, 2009, Atia was scheduled to begin the second phase of treatment, “Consolidation”. We were nervous because it was our first... Read more »