Give Me an A, Give Me a T, Give Me an R, Give Me an A… What’s it Spell?

ATRA… It’s cycle ten, people. Can’t believe it. 19 months since this all started and only just over nine months to go. I saw my oncologist today. The every three month visit. I had a couple of concerns as my liver counts had been elevated for awhile. My GP even ordered an ultrasound last weekContinue reading “Give Me an A, Give Me a T, Give Me an R, Give Me an A… What’s it Spell?”

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Chef Salad

Had a lovely chef salad today for lunch accompanied by a wheat roll and a small tidbit of a brownie. It was so nice to be able to eat a salad with veggies on it. Really…. You don’t realize how much you miss them until you can’t have them. Had my second round of theContinue reading “Chef Salad”

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Saturday And The Livin’ Is… Slightly Queasy

So here we are, day 8 from the first day of this last chemo round.  All in all I’m not feeling too bad.  Woke up well, but have felt a tad queasy since lunch.  Took the temp and it’s all good, no temperature, and that’s the biggie. Karen ended up having to work today forContinue reading “Saturday And The Livin’ Is… Slightly Queasy”

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Friday – Day Seven

It’s been another day hanging at home and enjoying the company of great visitors. Stan, love you man.  It’s always so nice to sit down with you for a bit and chat.  I miss you and seeing you always makes me feel good.  Sean and Hayden… nice to see you guys as well.  It’s beenContinue reading “Friday – Day Seven”

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Back at Home and Loving It

Here I am, here we are, back at home.  Good to be here.  Got up, after having slept really well, had my usual Cheerios with ATRA and some tea, took a shower to wash off the poison that’s now, once again, leaching out of me, watched some TV, Karen went to the store between herContinue reading “Back at Home and Loving It”

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Push Number 3 is History Folks

Here we are…. day three.  It’s quarter to three and I’ve had breakfast and the morning ATRA, I took a shower, Karen has been working like a fiend with meeting and after meeting this morning (so nice though that she can work from here), we scored another ONC verizon internet portable modem for her soContinue reading “Push Number 3 is History Folks”

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