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by Anonymous

07 November 2016 at 19:01

Feeling the pain

Last Thursday I had my first of four Docetaxel chemo doses. My last one is due to bthe in the new year if 2017 thanks to a couple of chemo delays thus far. I felt okay all things considered and it was my first with the PICC line I had recently had fitted. Today, having been to have it cleaned, I feel like I've been run over by a truck. My legs feel like they don't belong to me. They ache, they throb and and feel permanently cramped. Urg. It's common apparently which kinda reassures, but given how stressful I find the PICC cleaning process it's more stuff to deal with. The PICC reminds me I'm ill every minute of every day (I'm a cyborg for goodness sake) and that's not helpful to my wellbeing. But I know I have to deal with it. Somehow.

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