Monthly Archives: August 2011

Chemo Day 1

The Bles Infusion Room at Georgetown Hospital is brand new. There are nice warm wood floors and windows that let in some beams of light into the space. I show up early with Jim at 8:30am and check in at … Continue reading

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Chemo Day 1 Tomorrow (Plus Chemo Side Effects Tips and Tricks)

Well it’s finally here. Chemo Day 1 is tomorrow. I have been dreading this day since I learned that I would need chemotherapy, but now that it’s upon me, I feel ready. I went last week for a “Vein Assessment” … Continue reading

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Fertility Success! (After the longest IVF cycle ever)

On Sunday, August 14, 2011, Dr. O’Brien at Shady Grove fertility retrieved 30 eggs from my ovaries! Of those 30, 21 were mature. Of those 21, 16 were successfully fertilized and cryo-preserved on Monday, August 15, 2011. So technically speaking, … Continue reading

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