I am feeling better this weekend. The fog of chemo has lifted after a few days. I had acupuncture on Thursday and that seems to help with my nausea, fatigue and spirits.[...]
Treatment number 3 is in the bag! 3 more to go...
We met with the oncologist today and she was happy with the blood work since Rose had some pretty low levels after treatment 2. Low white and red counts are expected but if they get too low, you get to take another drug to help keep them higher. So, Rose gets to give herself (I might help!) 5 small injections this week to see if that works better. Otherwise, things look good - no acne after the last treatment and nausea was kept to a minimum. Mostly just fatigue.[...]
(From Rose) It has been a while since we updated this. Since we last posted I managed the days of nausea after chemo pretty good with keeping anti nausea drugs on board while getting plenty of fluids.
My sister Marsha spent 3 days with me over the 4th of July holiday. Steve worked 72 hours straight so I wanted company. It was a good thing she was here as my blood counts dropped and I was very fatigued. I slept and slept! I have become a pretty good nap taker![...]