May 6 :: I finally figured out the secret to making chemo go faster. Get up at 0430 and make breakfast, then you have no choice but to zone out and succumb to exhaustion. ;-)
I decided that perhaps, since I start my second round of chemo very soonly that it might be time to talk about round 1 and how it has gone so far. Fair warning: picture heavy and some might be too graphic for the squeamish. On April 2nd, I had my port placed in preparation for chemotherapy.
April 29 :: I have spent the last 7 days here. Over. It. Chemo side effects suck.
April 28 :: This is how I feel about having to be hooked up for hydration. Again. 3rd time in 5 days.
Let me preface this by saying, I am very thankful for our insurance. While it might be a total PITA to deal with sometimes, I cannot imagine not having it and having the deal with the catastrophic health events in my life. I’m not sure I even want to know what my medical costs have
April 27 :: 9 o’clock at night and my <3 heads out to get me food, since it was the only thing that sounded remotely good. He’s a keeper.
April 25 :: ONLY perk of a useless ER trip is getting to see my fav chemo nurse Mel since I had to go in and get MORE fluids.
April 24 :: 7 hour ER trips that are completely filled with utter nonsense are such fun. Not.
April 23 :: Do you see that? For the first time in 8 years (6 officially), I have a normal white blood cell count! One round of chemo and I went from 108.8 to 10.1 two weeks later! We’ve been smiles all day. Dr. T was expecting half, not normal. But then again, nothing with