These are some of the flowers I got on Saturday that I left to plant......later in the week I should be able to get at it.
Once again I am at the cancer clinic and blogging away. Today I am getting hydration, something for nausea, and a Neulasta injection. The nausea isn't too bad, I've been chewing ginger gum and that seems to help. I would like some ginger tabs/mints but can't find them locally. My daughter found some at Trader Joes and World Market.....we aren't close to either place. We are treated so well here......if you're here over the lunch hour you can have soup and a sandwich, otherwise a cookies are passed out, and there is always something to drink. I've seen several former chemo patients come in to see the nurses and they are welcomed with a smile and hugs.
Yesterday my DR said my labs were "gorgeous" so I looked them up and my WBC count is back up well into the normal range, after my first treatment it had fallen to just above acceptable. Could it be the probiotic and vitamins I am taking? Only 2 things were just a smidge high:: glucose (it was lower than what it used to be so I am happy) and one other count that I don't know what it is.
The bad news is that my hair won't be growing back during the next round of chemo even though it will be much easier. Once a week for 12 weeks I'll be getting Paclitaxel, trastuzumab, and pertuzumab. Then the surgery, then radiation.....and then we're almost done.
My breast cancer is not the norm because it's HER2 positive, it's aggressive, and at least one lymph node has been affected. But big strides have been made in the treatment of it. The drug trastuzumab is proving to be very beneficial in the treatment of this type of cancer.
Keep the prayers coming!!!
I'm going to take a couple of more days to TRY to sleep and relax and then hopefully I'll have some ambition back and can get those flowers planted.