Thursday, March 17, 2011

YAY, I love Methylprednisolone....

Nah, not really.  Well kinda.  it's mostly a love/hate relationship.  It abuses me, then makes things better by helping me breathe.  Sounds like a toxic relationship but some things can't be helped. ;)  I'm sure the antibiotic is helping a bit, too.

So, I telecommuted and got lots of numbers arranged into actual facts and some pretty pictures, and life is good again.  Now, I'm pretty sure I will be able to do my Herceptin treatment next Thursday as scheduled.  As for the PET, it's just going to have to wait until my steroids get this thing to run its course.  Because as predicted, my glucose was HORRIBLE this AM, but I had a rather large dose of the steroids yesterday.  We're doing a dose pack, so we're tapering down over six days.  But believe me, I feel SO much better today, it's worth it.

As for the results of the two tests yesterday, they came in today, but doc won't be in until 3pm, and then he'll get to 'em.  I'm pretty sure, feeling as I do, that they won't find pneumonia.  If they do say anything I'll be sure to post later today.

So, love to all, keep smiling and hug someone or something fuzzy... no wait, that didn't come out right.... ;)


2 comments:

  1. yay for pred, I love it and hate it like you. It makes me feel invincible then when I am done with it I crash so bad. I am on a 12 day course right now, and feeling no pain.

    hope you are feeling better soon
    have a great weekend
    Fay in the family room

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  2. You get plenty of rest, too, Fay. I worry about you in that cold, but ... what can you do. At least it's not that way all year 'round.

    Does the Philly area get humid in the summer? I couldn't take that.

    Hugs, dear friend!

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