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What’s In Your Chemo Bag?

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Dana Farber recently published an article about the items one survivor keeps in her chemo bag.  That got me thinking…what was in my chemo bag?  And what was/is in yours?

I always had a stuffed animal (usually my childhood bear), chapstick (really a must all the time), a bottle of water (I carry a Nalgene with me absolutely everywhere I go), layers (comfy sweaters for the win), headphones, my phone, a game book (logic puzzles were my favorite), an iPad or computer, and a notebook to take notes with when talking with my oncology team.

I am an avid reader but during chemo couldn’t get myself to focus on a book.  TV, movies, logic puzzles, and phone games because my go-to activities to distract myself.  I also spent a TON of time just staring around the room.

What about you?  What’s in your chemo bag?