Radiation and chemo are an evil dynamic duo. Chemo wears down your ability to fight the evil shit that comes your body’s way and radiation… is evil shit that comes your body’s way.
It burns. Like a microwave. From the inside out and also from the out. So it’s actually not like a microwave.
It just burns you. It burns the inside of your throat so it feels like you’re walking around with a strep throat that won’t go away.
It burns your tongue, like someone blowtorched it. It burns your gums, the inside of your mouth… everything in it’s wake. And eating? Well, it makes meal time a lot like this: