Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Progress...

Got hold of Ironwood today to schedule my next CT to check the progress of my tumor.  I have to go get some lab work tomorrow, and then I report in at 6:30 AM Monday!  Let's get it over with, I say.  Then I can fret until my appointment with Dr. Fastenberg on Thursday, right before my Herceptin treatment.

The head is almost completely clear, now, but I still have to get my chest clear.  Nurse said not to worry, there will be no delay in my Herceptin schedule unless I was running a fever, which I am not.  Took my last Levaquin today, so hopefully, I won't be running a fever any time soon.

Oh my gosh, I got the best thermometer!  It's a temporal thermometer by Exergen. It's so fast, and very accurate, if you actually read the instructions on how to use it. ;)   Go see it here!

So, tomorrow I'm going to have an early night to make up for some lost sleep and next week all the oncologist fun starts again.  This CT on Monday is going to be looking at my entire digestive tract, with contrast which is why I have to be there so early.  I have to drink a lovely barium mocha smoothie, and then have my iodine shot into my port.  Can't wait! :D

I also can't wait to see how my glucose is after a week on the Prednisone, not to mention if that one abnormal on my liver function is still there.  Doctor Ramaswamy said to ditch the statins if I had to, though, so we shall see.

Ok, I'm off to watch Top Chef All-Stars.  Sleep well, my friends.  Love to all!

1 comment:

  1. Hope all goes well for you sweetie and you get the results you are hoping for. Life can be such a trial sometimes but we all have to remember there is always someone worse off than some of us will ever be.
    Peace to you today and hope you have a wonderful productive and happy weekend. Say hi to the sun for me, tell her I miss her, sigh
    fay in the family room

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