Experiences

ER

May 31st, 2019 Mood: Scared 😟 I went to the ER at about 4:30am this morning. This chest pain is something I have never felt before, very intense, very scary. I don't remember all of the details clearly but they started with a EKG. I have had a CT, blood tests, EKGs and everything is… Continue reading ER

Thoughts

Random Thought

May 25th, 2019 Random thought of the day...it is really hard to drink 1/2 of my body weight, in ounces mostly water, every day! It is an essential task while going through chemo so I am figuring it out. My Fitbit app is helping me keep track so that has been awesome! I am still… Continue reading Random Thought

Experiences

1st Chemo Treatment

May 23rd, 2019 Mood: Hopeful 😌 My first chemo treatment went well today. We met with the PA for the first time and she was great! We had a few questions and she took the time to answer all of them for us. We also met with my oncologist who is amazing! He had the… Continue reading 1st Chemo Treatment

Experiences

Next Steps

May 17th, 2019 Mood: Anxious 😏 Quick update...I saw my surgeon on Wednesday and he said that everything looks great concerning my surgery site. We scheduled the surgery to install my port for chemo which will be done today, Friday. It is a quick 30 minute surgery and it sounds like it is very routine,… Continue reading Next Steps

Thoughts

Health Directive

May 14th, 2019 Mood: Exhausted 😩 Another night of thinking about things....I am thinking that it would be smart to call the hospital tomorrow and ask about a health directive, whatever is required in GA. I would ask my Dad but I don't want to scare him with the fact that I am thinking about… Continue reading Health Directive

Experiences

Cut & Donated Hair

May 11th, 2019 Mood: Sad 😭 I had my hair cut today.....8 inches taken off. It was enough to donate so that made me feel good that I could do that for someone, but it was an understandably traumatic experience. I know that when my hair starts falling out later I will be happy that… Continue reading Cut & Donated Hair