Monday, March 21, 2011

Last Pred for this Round

Today I took the last of the Methylprednisolone for this go-round.  And that's probably a very good thing, considering my appetite of late.  Ai carumba, it's a good thing my chihuahuas are fast.... ;)


I still have a week or so to go on the antibiotic.  Yes, the cough is still there, but I'm only really goopy in the morning, with some sporadic crud through the day.  I'm staying home until the antibiotics are done.  I don't want a repeat of last Monday.  And of course, this Thursday is my Herceptin treatment, and gods know I don't want to have to delay that.


When I got up this morning, the wind was blowing quite fiercely, and when the sun came up, it wasn't really visible for the clouds.  After a few days of temps in the 90's, today was gloomy, a bit rainy, cold and windy.  Ah the joy of March in the desert.


I have to say, though, my verbena is really scenting the back garden.  It's gorgeous!  But all the wet this winter has brought some gigantic weeds.  Jane's going to work on them tomorrow, as long as it's not raining.  I'm sure Cathy will help.  It's nice to have that big green recycle barrel so that the city gets our green waste to make into compost.  If I was healthy, I think we'd try to tackle our own compost, to add to our vegetable garden.  But right now, we have to get our mesquite trimmed, because it's trying to overtake the veggie garden.


As for the end of the steroids, I should be able to get that PET scan scheduled soon.  My glucose levels are doing pretty well again, for which I am very thankful.


So, have a good night, everyone.  Have peaceful dreams and keep warm or cool, as the case may be. :D

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