Today I am feeling Really Good!! So far I have been blessed with 2 whole days of feeling good during the past 20 days. That is the lowest amount of ‘feeling good days’ that I have had thus far in all the treatments. My energy is good, and except for some hand shaking I have no noticeable side effects. I slept well last night without taking a sleeping pill. I went and got blood work done this morning. The technician had no problem finding a vein & drew blood with no problems. I did some shopping. It is well over 100 degrees outside so I am mostly staying in, getting food ready for the next few days, mentally prepping for the next chemo treatment and working on projects.
Tomorrow I will get a check up and meet the oncologist who is taking over for the previous one. I’ll call this one Dr. R. Then I will have my 5th chemo treatment. I am going to try eating Lemon Sorbet during the infusion of the ‘Doxirubin‘ in order to keep my mouth cold. I am hoping this will be palatable and I do not get nauseous or throw-up during that infusion. I definitely need to keep my mouth colder than the last time because there was a noticeable increase in uncomfortable mouth side effects as noted in this blog. Then it’s on to another round of side effects!!
I am still very uncomfortable with the situation at my job. I spoke with one of the employees today when I called for a question about a health insurance issue. There is still no information on the situation with the principal. It is ‘confidential’ per school board directive. She told me they have the contracts for next school year signed by board members with starting and ending dates but no employees have gotten copies of those. She is going to recommend to Audra [who I surmise is acting principal] that the employees be sent copies. That would be nice (and professional!).