Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Back to Ironwood Tomorrow

Tomorrow is my Herceptin treatment over at Ironwood Cancer and Research Center.  I look forward to seeing the ladies at the front desk, and the oncology nurses.  I've missed them!  That place had become my second home for months.

I've not been feeling very well since the weekend.  In the mornings, I'm having some peripheral neuropathy in my fingers.  I'm checking my glucose and I don't think it's high enough for that.  And I noticed today that  it was much worse in the cold, and once I got into my office, it essentially was gone.  So I definitely have to tell them about that tomorrow. 

I kept dreaming about my nephew last night; just normal dreams, thank the gods.  He wasn't IN them, but they were all about him.  Hard to explain, I know, but it was more about how he affected people.  Or conversations about him, but he never appeared.  This is probably due to the fact that I haven't seen him since my brother's funeral in 2004.

Oh gosh, going back and forth to work has gotten a LOT easier, now that I don't have to lug that laptop around.  Boeing is always so good to me, in the person of my manager, Randy.  He truly does believe in accommodation.  Thank you, boss-person!  :)

As for tomorrow, I'll be telecommuting until it's time to leave for the Cancer Center, and then I'll continue when I get back.  I could TAKE my laptop and theoretically work from there, but I'm thinking it might be dangerous to play with numbers under the influence of that initial bag of Benadryl. :D I should be fine by the time I get home, though, so no worries.

Yesterday my sister and I made a really awesome risotto for dinner.  It was arborio rice and an equal portion of barley. Good carbs! :-0  Talk about a comfort food!  We don't even have childhood memories of it, since it wasn't in my mom's repertoire, but it's still comfort food in that it's warm and creamy and toothsome and delicious!  And it involved Irish Whiskey and Parmesan... 'nuff said.

I'll be taking my netbook with me tomorrow, so I'm sure I'll have more to say then, but for now, my love to all; keep warm and safe and eat some chocolate!

1 comment:

  1. Good luck for tomorrow girl. Don't know how you can stay on your feet after benadryl, I would be flat on my back ;D. Chocolate hmmmmmm, you are my kind of girl, barley too, I was brought up on it, i love the stuff.
    Take it easy
    fay in the family room

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