It Took Chemo To Slow Me Down

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I have wanted to write. So many ideas have flittered through my head. I desperately try to hold onto the thoughts, so many I believe to be a great blog post. Unfortunately these thoughts come while driving to or from somewhere, in the middle of a project, wherever that is not near my computer to hash out immediately through the keys. So many thoughts lost to my sieve of a short term memory. My memory has never been super spectacular but since chemo brain has started my short term memory has not been great. I have this towering fear envelope me whenever I get a good idea, the fear of losing that thought. It feels like trying to catch a butterfly with a net. Sometimes I get lucky and snare the thought and sometimes it flitters off, maybe to be seen again and maybe not.

There were no grand ideas…

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Tapping After Years

cardio, cardio tap, dance class

Dutch Californian

I went to my first tap class after 3 years of not dancing.

Technically it was actually a tap cardio class.

I hadn’t realized how weird this would be. Like obviously my body had to adjust but my brain struggled with processing the information and then my body not responding like it used to.

Also my fucking ankle muscles hurt???

I was sweating from places I didn’t know could sweat. My balance sucked, my response time was horrible, and I was winded so fucking quickly. The day after has been even worse. It hurts to walk and I’m sore in the weirdest places.

Did you know you could get a shin split on the side of your leg? At least that’s what I think it is.

I do have to say working out in the morning is a nice jump start to your day. Afterwards, I felt like I could…

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