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Ready, set, start. For round two of Xeloda

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Hello People,

Can you believe how fast this Fall season is going? Man, it is just whipping by. The past week has been low key for me. I was feeling run down and just as I am feeling better, I start cycle two of Xeloda tomorrow. 14 Day on and 7 days off. I'd like to update you on my Dr. appointment that I had today. All of my labs are within a good range. My tumor markers were a little on the high side a month ago, and they drew labs for that again today. But, it will be a week before I have those results. The doctor feels as though I am tolerating this drug well. I haven't got any of the worst of the side effects. The side effects that I have experienced ( tummy troubles, and vomiting ) are controllable with Imodium, and nausea meds. While there I had my port flushed. I was so happy that they were able to draw my blood work through my port instead of poking me in the arm. Yay! I also had my first xgeva shot that I've had in 10 weeks. It has left me feeling …