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Welcome to the site. You'll find a lot of supportive women here who have great information. Everyone's body responds differently, but I can tell you my experience. I was diagnosed 6 years ago this month, and I did Adriamycin and Cytoxin, but never became nauseous, which is to say I sometimes FELT nauseous but nothing ever erupted. Your onc is right: they have great anti nausea meds today, and I took all the ones they gave me (either 3 or 4) religiously. My hair fell out 12-14 days after my first day of chemo, but I chose to have my head shaved on the 10th day because I bought a wig. There are a couple of things you can do that will help:
1.) Drink a lot of water before, during, and after chemo.
2.) Try to eat something, even if it's something small, for each meal.
3.) Stick to your anti-nausea med regiment very carefully so you're not chasing the nausea.
4.) Drinking mint and/or ginger tea can help, but be sure to check with your onc regarding any kind of supplements, including OTC.
5.) Try to keep the pieces of your life together as much as possible. E.g., if you commonly get together with friends every Wed. night, try to keep doing that. It will keep you busy and provide you with a sense of "normalcy."
6.) Call your local cancer organization or the American Cancer Society to get a cancer coach through their Reach-to-Recovery program. I had one locally and she was invaluable. I could talk to her about anything anytime, and she even came with me to chemo, surgeries, etc.
7.) Try to exercise, even if it's just taking a walk around the block.
I'm sure the others will chime in and give you additional tips as well. Post any questions or concerns you have. Know that you are not alone. All of your sisters on this site have gone before you and stand with you as you walk through your journey. You will be OK in this.
Hugs & prayers,