1 year update chemo, radiotherapy, surgery.
Its been over a year since I last posted, sorry about that. in June to August 2018 , I had 60gy of radiotherapy to my brain (32 days of treatment) with concurrent temozolomide, lost my hair in the areas which were close to the radiotherapy beams, but hair grows elsewhere. this was nauseating, unpleasant and increased my seizure activity, however, it was tolerable and wouldn't hesitate to do it again if advised. since then, I've been on a cycle of higher dose chemo (380mg p/day x5 consecutive days) every month for the year till today. this was also fairly tolerable once I had found my own way of doing. you're recommended to take at night before bed. however, I rarely slept well doing this. so I changed to taking it on an empty stomach in the morning and fasting till lunchtime minimum. this allowed chemo weeks to be very tolerable (provided I had enough rest) so I didn't work during chemo weeks. the week following chemo tended to be the worst week each month, frequent ill