Sunday, March 13, 2011

Feeling Better

My niece, Cee, came in last night.  Jane and Nancy and she are going to the Rennaisance festival out by Gold Canyon.  They are in full costume, too. :)  It's way too dusty out there for me, and I'd have to take my scooter, which would be rather anachronistic.  Although, perhaps if I put a saddle on it, and I could make it whinny now and then....

So, I had a long talk with my pancreas, and we agreed that he'd have to work harder, and things are MUCH improved on the glucose front.  Well, that and no Prednisone for four days is probably helping as well.  Prednisone... I love it for keeping me breathing, but I hate it for all the horrible things it does to the rest of my body.  It's almost like the relationship I have with chemo.  Chemotherapy is more overt in the things it does to you, though.  Prednisone is sneaky!

We had quinoa with a cilantro, garlic, jalapeno and pepitas pesto last night, and a pork loin goulash over shredded cabbage.  Good stuff, good stuff!  Quinoa is so yummy; great texture and LOADED with protein!

I'm going to head into the plant tomorrow; prove that I really do exist.  I'll take it easy.  No unnecessary wandering, although I do have to go get coffee with my 'brother' John Alfonso, tomorrow.  He called yesterday to check up on me. :)

So, that's the scoop.  Glucose is much improved, my attitude is much improved, and it's nice and warm today.  Who could ask for more?

2 comments:

  1. Good oh, glad you are feeling a bit better. Be careful when you head out to the ranch ok.
    Fay in the family room

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  2. Good work. Prednisone sounds rum stuff, but keep smiling. Soon be summer!

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