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August 25th, 2009

Chemotherapy & Food-Combining

Since my last “Red Devil” chemotherapy treatment last Thursday morning, I’ve noticed that as time goes on, my food-combining gets wackier and wackier: 1. Raw carrots & raw almonds 2. Raw cucumber & salt 3. Lemon & ice water 4. Split pea soup & sourdough toast 5. Chocolate chips & mint ice cream (nothing wacky […]

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August 1st, 2009

Exercising During Chemo

I feel like horse-puckey. This chemotherapy regimen is doing me in. Not only do I want to call Adriamycin the “Red Devil,” I want to call it all kinds of other names, too. Bad names. Really bad names. Cytoxan. That stuff sucks, too. The naturopathic doctor told me to exercise every day. Today, I have been […]

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July 10th, 2009

Eating Like A Horse Alright!

What is it with women and weight issues? I pulled out one of the light reading books that the oncologist had given me titled Chemotherapy Blah, Blah, Blah and happened upon the paragraph that began, “On average, women gain 7 pounds during their course of chemo treatment.” I always thought women lost weight due to […]

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