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20 Aug 2007

what a ghastly weekend, i was in severe pain, all achy like when you get flu but much more painful and my feet have constant pins and needles and are all numb. i dont know what kills you, the chemotherapy or the cancer? my eyebrows have turned snow white and so has what is left of my hair. which is almost all gone now. my face is all pimply. i am trying to remain positive but its getting more and more difficult sometimes i cant do anything with my hands because they are numb as well and my tongue has pins and needles and i have lost my sense of taste.
im flying to joburg on friday night to see my family.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Bleeding
The chemo takes a lot of the vitamins out of your body and that can be the cause of the nerve symptoms. Ask your Dr if you are allowed to take Folic acid supplements with the chemo you're getting? For how long are you still going to get chemo? Are you just busy with a cycle?
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