Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Wanting to Go Back To Work

Maybe it's odd that I want to go back to work.  As of the 1st of January, I could retire if I want, but I think getting back to the normalcy of working would be really good for me.

I did contact the disability insurance folks today, and they are sending some paperwork so that I can do Intermittent Family Leave, because I will still be having treatments of SOME kind until I die.  But at the moment, and this is pending my visit to the radiation oncologist on Thursday, I only have one infusion of Herceptin every three weeks. 

Interestingly, I heard today that I don't have to go through medical to come off leave UNLESS I have any physical restrictions.  I only have those due to my lungs and those are already documented.

I wonder what my passwords are?  Oh lordy.

My temperature is 99, so I had better watch it.  The coughing hasn't slowed down at all.  If it's any higher tomorrow, I'll call the Cancer Center.

Well, it's time for bed.  Let's hear it for lots of fluffy covers and chihuahua heating devices. :)

2 comments:

  1. Sweetie
    What do you mean you will be having some sort of treatment until you die? Do you have a sticker on you somewhere giving you a date? You made me very sad with that statement.
    I am hoping you are going to be around for a while so we can get to know each other a bit better.

    Work sounds good. It is good to get back to normal, makes you feel like you are a part of the real world and not just a patient getting treatments. It is horrible sometimes sitting on the sidelines watching everyone getting on with their lives while you are stuck doing something you would rather not be doing.

    We had a lot more snow overnight. The roads and the driveway are clear and I assume the stores are open, so at least I can go shopping ;D
    Stay warm and safe
    Fay in the family room

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  2. Well, you know, Fay, my plan is to stick around for a lot more years yet. So I have to go have toxic crap put into my port every three weeks; if it works, I'll do it!

    And the temperature was just a fluke. I was back down to 98.2 before I went to bed.

    You know, thinking about your snow sitution, I'm thinking this Arizona cold weather is not as bad as I might think. At least I can go outside and not slip on ice, and my dogs won't freeze or anything.

    Tomorrow I see the Radiation Oncologist, so we'll see if she thinks it's good to go back to work. I want to play with numbers again!!! :D

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