Saturday, January 22, 2011

Saturday Night

So, I guess I don't do the triple dose of Herceptin without some backlash.  It's hard to describe how I felt Thursday afternoon.  Mostly, I felt cold, and achy.  Ok, being Winter, I might expect cold, but it wasn't that cold on Thursday.

I normally don't like to read about medication side effects, but yes, Herceptin has some doozies. :D  I especially like the part about the lung side effects.  But I'm hoping that like almost every drug I have ever taken, I won't be one of those affected.  And, as I noted in an earlier post, my MO is having my heart function monitored every three months.

I just don't feel GOOD.  But hey, that's life; good days, bad days.... at least I HAVE days. :D 

Time for a breathing treatment.  Thank goodness for Albuterol via Small Volume Nebulizer, or SVN.  I have a bookshelf in my bedroom that has nothing but boxes full of vials of albuterol.  Now that I'm getting my meds at three months' worth, I get a LOT of boxes.  But talk about a feeling of security.  I guess I don't have to stress about running out any time soon. ;)

I watched a Chefography last night on Nigella Lawson.  Talk about a life affected by cancer!  She lost her mother, her sister and her husband, all very young.  I actually never paid much attention to her shows, but I found the Chefography to be quite interesting.  I think it was on the Food Network.  I wasn't feeling great, and that leads to TV watching because it's easy.

So, that's pretty much why I haven't posted since Thursday.  Wasn't feeling quite up to snuf, and didn't have anything pithy to say. :D

Oh dear gods, I got a summons for Jury Duty in the mail today.  My PC already sent a letter to the Federal court to get me dismissed from the last summons.  But this one is Mesa Superior Court.  That means I have to call Dr. R and go see him for another letter.  You see, I cough, and I have a weakened immune system, and I have to use medical machinery several times a day.  "Pardon me, you honor, but I have to go do a breathing treatment again.  Can we recess for the third time?"

The sad part is that when I was young and healthy, I really enjoyed doing jury duty.  It was interesting to me.  Everyone should experience how the justice system works.  (or sometimes DOES NOT work)  Never pass up an opportunity for new learning experiences, folks.

Anywho, I really would have liked to do it, but... oh well.

I think I'll go play for a while....a little World of Warcraft.  And you all have a great Saturday Night, and ... a SPECTACULAR Sunday. 

1 comment:

  1. Hey Girl
    Sorry you do not feel so good. This too shall pass and I am sure you will be back to your old self pretty soon. I thought there was something wrong when you did not post. Thats ok, we can wait for you.

    Jury Duty:
    Something I always wanted to do. As soon as I took my citizenship I got the letter in the mail very quickly. I was so excited. I had to go to the courthouse there on Warner and Gilbert. There was a bunch of us, we filled the room. Long story short, I was the only one not picked. I was sooooooooooo bummed, dumb eh, but I was really very disappointed. Then I got another one not long after but they cancelled that one, I had to phone in to find out if it was going to happen that day and they said "no", bummer.

    Oh well, I am sure they will catch up to me some other time.
    The weather here is cold. Yesterday it was 20 but then you had to factor in the wind chill and it was well........bloody freezing. This is getting old now. We have more snow on the way for Wednesday. I have not seen so much snow.

    Anyway girlie
    Keep safe and warm and healthy and peaceful
    fay in the family room

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