Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Tortilla Soup, Bone Pain and See's Candy

It was another sunny, beautiful day here in paradise.  Got up early, got lots done for work, then headed out to get my Neulasta shot.  One of the nurses asked me if this was my first one, and when I replied in the affirmative, she pointed to her colleague and said, "well, it's her first time giving one!"


And she did a fantastic job.  Barely felt the needle going in, and she injected it very slowly and smoothly to try to mitigate the fact that it can sting quite a bit.  The effects of yesterday's chemo session were not horrible, but as the day progressed, I was feeling alternately hot and cold, and a bit achy.  Now I can feel the effects of the shot, as my bones are ... ouchy.


But, Jane made me Chicken Tortilla soup for dinner, and my oldest sister, Cee and her husband Bud had sent me a big box of dark chocolate See's Candy.  Both of these edible miracles helped to cancel quite a bit of the discomfort of the day.


Still, I'm exhausted, so I think I'll have a very early night.  And may all of you out there in Blog Land have sweet dreams.



1 comment:

  1. I am so sorry it was ouchy. Still, like you said, some good chicken soup and chocolate cure what ails you. Hang in there girlfriend, this too shall pass.
    Weather here this week is outstanding, lots of sunshine, temps in the high 70s, aaaah perfect. Cover due to come off the pool this weekend, still too cold to swim but I am sure that will not stop my grandson from jumping in.
    Stay well
    fay in the family room

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