Evening kids. Hope everyone’s feeling good tonight. I know I promised my next entry would be about the doctors and nurses who took care of me but I’m pushing that to tomorrow. Tonight I’m dipping into the diary to share my day-to-day ups and downs.
Friday, October 29
I had a good day today. I took my shot on my own. I did it right. I even got that damn needle guard to release.
My parents came to visit to with me while Chuck worked and I received a gorgeous Halloween flower arrangement from my cousin-in-law and her fiance.
Saturday, October 30
Tom and Arlene came to visit and brought Mexican food (my favorite). The company was nice. The food was good. I had a sense of normalcy for a while then I got tired. The ups and downs are rough. I’m not feeling brave tonight.
Tuesday, November 2
I got my staples out at Dr. Matthews’ office.
Wednesday, November 3
Had a head CTV with dye at Booth Radiology. Got a CD to bring to my appointment with Dr. Bussey on Friday.
Thursday, November 4
No tests today!!! Mom and dad came to visit.
I must be losing my mind. Heard Bon Jovi’s Livin’ on a Prayer during Glee preview and burst into tears.
Friday, November 5
Went to my appointment with Dr. Bussey (neurosurgeon). Passed all the neurological tests. Blood clot on brain has shrunk. Will talk cancer at next appointment after another CTV and an MRI.
Stopped at Tacconelli’s and Barnes and Noble to celebrate.
Wednesday, November 10
Some days I do better than others. It’s a down day today. I have a rash on my stomach. It itches but the doctor doesn’t seem too concerned. Said if it gets worse to try to move my appointment with my primary care doctor up.
Today was my parents’ last day Carol Anne sitting for a while. (at least until Monday) I have to admit I’ve developed a fear of being alone. Thursday and Friday are going to be rough. I apologize ahead of time for the rash of needy phone calls. e-mails, text messages and Facebook updates.