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yoko katz December 29, 2014

Targeted Therapy Day

I am leaving for the targeted therapy (Herceptin medication) now.  Wish me luck for…

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Day29: Mindfulness -Body Mind Balance- マインドフルネス
yoko katz December 17, 2014

Day29: Mindfulness -Body Mind Balance- マインドフルネス

29 days after my last chemotherapy.  It is probably natural that I face intrusive thoughts today, after going through 4-5 months of tough chemotherapy.  "Mindfulness" is one of the best approaches so far to deal with my emotion.   (The picture was one of the stretches Kaori told me how, it helped blood circulation on my legs.)

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Day27: Echocardiogram
yoko katz December 15, 2014

Day27: Echocardiogram

Day 27 after my last chemotherapy.  I checked myself in for echocardiogram.  Target therapy of Herceptin and Perjeta, some patients develop heart problems with them.  According to a nurse I spoke to when I had the treatment a week ago, if any heart issue came up with the treatments, it should be temporary.  Soon after the therapy is over, the issue will go away.  My heart will be monitored every a couple of months.

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Day6: after my 1st Target Therapy: Mental Stability
yoko katz December 14, 2014

Day6: after my 1st Target Therapy: Mental Stability

It has been 6 days after my target therapy.  It has been a change here that I am adjusting.

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