Sep 24, 2018 05:00AM Spoonie77 wrote:
Hi RiRi - Congrats on finishing Chemo. I'm still waiting on a second opinion of my Onco Typing tests before I make my final decision on Chemo. Unfortunately, I was in the "grey/intermediate" area of the TailorX Study. I'm Pre-Meno and super young so I want to be SURE I'm making the right choice before I skip it. My MO says I can but I just need peace of mind. Sure you know all about that.
Good luck with your first Rads! I hope all goes well and smoothly. Fingers crossed for ya!
My Simulation will be this Friday (9/28) and then Rads will truly start the end of the first week of October, if there aren't any hiccups.
What have you done to prepare? Have you gotten ahold of any tamnu and/or special oils? Did your RO RN give you anything to begin applying beforehand? My RO RN said before I start they'll give me a cream that's a mix of Calendula and I forget the other oils name.
I'm thinking of also ordering the coca butter with Vitamin E. That's what my SO recommened. My Homeopath (for my other chronic illnesses) suggested just using straight Vit E oil. I already have a cushy seatbelt cover, along with my Aquaphor, J & J hydrogel dressings/gauze, cotton/front close bras from my Lumpectomy. Still have to pick up some Tom's Deodorant to replace my usual. So I think I'm close to being prepared with supplies, LOL.
In my brain I'm planning rid of caffiene and drink tons of water prior to and during Rads, but let's see if my will power cooperates! Ha! :)
Wishing us all the best of luck and healing!