In this video, Jane talks about how she handled her first few rounds of chemotherapy.
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The chemo I had four rounds two weeks apart and the chemo got more difficult I think each time because of accumulative effect of the medication in your body and it’s a very toxic medicine. So by the last around the chemo it took me a good five or six days to kind of bounce back from that. I just was very tired, you know, nausea and lack of appetite. Anyway, it was just—you just don’t feel good. You feel like crap that’s what you feel. I really don’t want anything that’s spicy or greasy or anything like that. Tomato basil soup, it’s very good to me and my daughter cooked it. Fresh fruits and vegetables have been the main stay and yogurt but that’s fine that’s eating healthier anyway, which I would need to do. I’m not really looking forward to the chemo at least I have portacath and I won’t have to have my veins messed with. They say the textile is also a little easier to take maybe then the adriamycin and cytoxan, so you know, maybe that will be easier. That will be good. The radiation I’m too worried about, I don’t—there’s no pain or the nausea, you know, that sort of thing when you go through that. You may feel like you have a sunburn in that area but basically it’s, yeah, I don’t think it’s going to be too bad. But I haven’t been through it yet, so I don’t know. I don’t spend a lot of time really worrying about what’s coming, just knowing that it’s coming and I want to get through it. So I just don’t think it serves any purpose to worry about something until you are actually having the basic, which is my philosophy through this whole thing.
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