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Thursday, May 07, 2009


I am sorry that it has been so long since I have updated here.

My first Chemo session went pretty good. Didn't have any of the major side-effects that they had alerted me to. In fact, I can only think of two reactions. First, my right wrist was touch sensitive for about 48 hours after they did the IV session. Second was a strong bout of lethargy. I was exhausted. And that one still continues. I go back in for my second IV session on this coming Tuesday. Hopefully, everything will maintain.

My surgery wound is healing nicely. . The binder (think wrap-around girdle) came off yesterday and I should be able to quit bandaging the lower part of the wound later next week.. I stopped doing the top part two weeks ago..

Good news on the home front is that today is grandson #3's 16th birthday. We are having a small family party tonight and he will have his big "friends" party later this month. Budgetary restrictions and Mom's work schedule are the reason for the delay. You understand.

I really appreciate all the well-wishes,, friendly comments and blessed donations.

Had another eye exam last week. Cataracts, as I've mentioned before, but now they've added something called cornea dystrophy. Whatever in the hell that is.

Geez! If I would have known that I was going to live this long I would have taken better care of myself. LOL :)

Did any of you ever see the TV show "Kath & Kim"? It was a very poor rip-off of a great Aussie production by the same name. Well, this week, while at the surgeon's office, "Kim" was my nurse. Okay, not the actual "Kim" from the TV show but a young lady that could have been her double. She wore her hair in the exact same manner but was a lot smarter than the character she resembled. Have you ever thought about how hard it must be to play a really "dumb" character?

Oh, well. More later. My love to all.

p.s. -
Alissa, I miss you.

"Let's all be careful out there!"