The story continues with the night before our 11 hr flight. We are visiting family in Cali. Packing all happened last minute so I'm a bit distracted. My arm is feeling a bit sore but I'm kind of ignoring it as I am a bit busy and no time to pay attention to it. The … Continue reading Part 1 – Phlebitis in LA
Month: Dec 2018
As the year draws to a close bringing a time for reflection......as we embark on a new journey, new beginnings ...... no no no I'm kidding!!! No one is barking or embarking!! We are not on a ship! I'm just sitting here in my cosy bed thinking I need to get up and move!!! No … Continue reading Choices
7 days done …
I'd sum up and say I've had a pretty rough 7 days. I've struggled a lot this week. I can cope with most things. If I have pain, I can take tabs and deal with it but a few weird things are going on now that are difficult to deal with. Sunday morning... 5am!! Woke … Continue reading 7 days done …
Never a Dull Moment !!!
I was going to give everyone a rest from my rambles but with me.... there is never a dull moment!!! Wednesday evening I hopped into bed at 9pm. As soon as I lay down, my heart started to pound through my chest. Quite erratic and this lasted about an hour to start with. I was … Continue reading Never a Dull Moment !!!
Chemo 3 OR…….
Well, cancer can just do one. It's been a really long day! I'm full of bags and bags and bags of fluids, drugs, antisickness, nutrients and kidney protection..... I'm up to my neck sloshing around but I'm just sayin, this is no pity party........ So today started at 9am. Gurveer had the audacity to go … Continue reading Chemo 3 OR…….
Cycle 1 Done ….Keepin it Real
So my week off and chemo side effects!! Sleep is not really happening, I am taking tabs every night but my eyes are a bit pickled now. Mostly wake around 5am everyday but that is a good time for prayer and being grateful for everything I have in life. Sets me on the right course … Continue reading Cycle 1 Done ….Keepin it Real
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
I've been in science and research for over 20 years.... I know...... I know, I just don't look old enough!! Anyway, I do a ton of research mainly at night when I just cannot switch my brain off and sleep but you know what.... thats when USA are right there awake, wired and ready for … Continue reading Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Today, an earlier blog...... as my day started hours ago!!! We've chosen a name!! At 6.30am on 4th December.... it came to me. Let me introduce Port Grimsby!! Quite apt really, me being a northern lass and this going to be a really busy port, people fishing all over it on a weekly basis !!!! … Continue reading Port Grimsby…….
The BIG chemo CRASH…
The start of my good week didnt really go as planned.... Sunday 10am, woke hubby ..... "We need to go to the hospital, I feel terrible and they are expecting me". My face tells it all. No questions asked, Gurveer springs into action. "Give me 3 minutes to get ready"!! We have both mastered the … Continue reading The BIG chemo CRASH…