“Well, you LOOK great…” When you feel good, it’s hard for you – or anyone – to imagine that you’re sick. That was my experience this round. After my last miserable round of chemo, I walked into my oncologist’s appointment ready to take control. I went over my severe side effects and asked for the … More The C Word – Part 9
The third week after my first treatment was GLORIOUS. I felt amazing, my appetite was fully restored, I had SO much energy, and our gig at the resort went perfectly! It was a blissful week. But then, Round Two began. Round two of chemo was not nearly as tolerable as round one. Firstly, this time … More The C Word – Part 7
About seven days after my first Chemo appointment, my initial side effects had finally subsided. The nausea subsided first and my appetite came back, thank goodness. The cold sensitivity in my throat was finally gone, but the sensitivity in my fingertips only decreased. Now when I touch cold things, my fingers feel like they do … More The C Word – Part 6
Today was the first day of my artist’s residency. I packed up my computer and yoga mat and headed over to the city’s arts centre. It’s not a dance studio, but a multi-function public arts space and gallery. I put on some of my favorite lush jazz (Jimmy Scott, Etta James, Diana Krall) to fit … More Day One – Dance Residency!