Anemia and fatigue

Chemotherapy can cause you to have too few red blood cells (ANEMIA). As a result, your tissues don't get as much oxygen, and you can become extremely tired (fatigue).Read more


Protect the head

Ask your medical team about time in the sun. Shelli was on medications not allowing her to spend much time in the sun's rays.Read more


Braindrain


Shelli had a well used journal packed with questions and notes about treatment and symptoms and side effects so she would not forget.
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Wear shoes

Your feet are prone to infection. To avoid injury and germs wear shoes at all times, including in the hospital, outdoors and at home. This helps you avoid injury and keep germs off your feet.Read more


Hydrate in style

When you are undergoing cancer treatment, side effects such as vomiting or diarrhea can lead to dehydration.

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Journals


Everyone knew Shelli LOVED journals and pens. Read more


Fatigue


Feeling tired and lacking energy (fatigue) is the most common and often the most debilitating side effect of chemotherapy. 
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Stay connected

Stay connected. People with cancer often note that friends and family “don’t call anymore.” getting on with their lives or just not knowing what to say!Read more


Day by day

Take each day as it comes and, although it may be difficult, try not to think too far ahead in the beginning.Read more


Your emotional health

Feelings of depression, anxiety, and fear can strike at any time and are very common and normal responses to a cancer diagnosis.

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