Michael is the one who kept scouring the web for ideas to help me with HFS. I thought the henna thing sounded stupid but he hounded me until I tried it. And when I could walk two days later ... he didn't gloat.
I took Xeloda for 18 months and I think it's a great chemotherapy drug, except for this godawful side effect.
I'm a writer. My first book on breast cancer is The Courage Muscle: A Chicken's Guide to Living With Breast Cancer. My second will be out by October, 2008 and is about helping people you love when they have cancer. it's called How Can I Help? : Everyday Ways to Help Your Loved Ones Live With Cancer. I'm a contributing columnist for the Boston Globe.