“Today marked my first day of Chemo. As the day approached, I started sleeping less, worrying more, and even had one big tantrum last night that I can only describe as a child who’s next in line for a huge roller coaster, and last minute screams, “I can’t do this !! Let me off! “No one was letting me off the ride, but everyone let me cry as long as I needed to. When I was done, I picked myself up, took a walk with the kids, and laughed at Sutton’s jokes. no better medicine than a walk and a laugh, “she wrote.
Shearer said she started to relax once the infusion started and that she had plenty of snacks on hand.
Once the infusion started, I started to relax. I was in a very comfy recliner (I’m going to need to name this one too) that even had massage and heat settings … and there were warm blankets and snacks! read a book, watched Netflix, and then it was over. And now I get to play the very fun game of: ‘Is this a side effect?’ for the next 5 months. But right now I’m only focusing on today, and today I feel pretty decent! I’ll take the win where I can get it. “
Last month, Shearer revealed that she has been diagnosed with invasive mammary carcinoma, and she underwent a double mastectomy in April.