14 September 2017

Actually this would have been officially my first day back at work after maternity leave and instead I have chemo number 1 – ohhh, I am nervous! I have a large müsli (ask they told me I should), drink a lot of ginger water (as Elke recommended), pack snacks, the Headspace meditation app activate3d (as […]

13 September 2017

I speak to the Taxi company „TaxiRuf Köln“ in order to get everything ready for my free taxi rides – they are insisting that I see them at the other end of town and I can barely talk, as I have two screaming kids. I am frustrated and try to arrange everything…. thank god, she […]

11 September 2017

Markus is off to Cincinnati for 4 days, but Mom will be here, as I will be radioactive and should not go near the kids the next day….ahhh….Today I should find my way to the pioh center, where the oncologist, Dr. Reiser, meets me for a first chat before the chemo – I was still […]

8 September 2017

Somehow everyone in this hospital thinks that I will stay for another two nights!?!? They want me to keep the bag with the sore secretions, which is hanging on my body and I certainly will not take this home 😉 While they decide, if I can leave or not, I have my first appointment with […]

4 September 2017

The rest of the pathologic results are there – the tumor is a little bit hormone receptive, which is good, but a little bit more would be better (ER-ICA almost 10%, PgR-ICA 5%, HER2-neu 0%) and the amount of cells, which divide themselves  arbeiten any time is 80% – WOW that is what I call […]