Thursday, July 14, 2011

A Purple Fedora

I first wore the purple fedora to Tuesday's meeting with the oncologist, thinking I'd be having my regular round of chemo.  Since it's summer, I don't wear the hats indoors, but I have to shield my pale noggin from the summer sun, or fry.


Everyone seems to love this hat, and that includes me.  Nancy found it for me in the Walmart clearance rack, I think.  No matter from whence it came, it suits me to a T.  Even more importantly, it makes me smile.  I feel better when I wear this particular hat.


I had a call from The Apothecary Shop today.  My Xeloda pills will be delivered tomorrow.  It's both exciting and scary news.  You know how I fret about new treatments.  You'd think I'd be an old pro at this cancer stuff by now.  Still, when I had to sign several papers on Tuesday to acknowledge that the shot they gave me to build up my red blood cells could also kill me, well, you know, it's hard to be blase. ;)  But hey, I've taken another black box medication twice a day for probably ten years, and I'm still kicking.  


Also, the fact that I still care about not dying is a really good sign!  I mean if I felt depressed or just terribly sick and unable to see ahead to something good, then I wouldn't have cared about signing those papers.  So yeah, I cared, and that's MOST excellent. :D


Because I haven't been outside of my house except to go see a doctor or get poisoned, for a few months, I'm planning an outing.  No, nothing exciting; just a trip to Sprouts.  We're charging up the scooter even as I type.  I'm thinking we can go some time Saturday morning.  HEY!  I'll wear my purple fedora!  I think this is probably the best shot I have at getting out and not getting sick.  SO, beware Sprouts!


And that's it for this post.  We had left-overs for dinner... including of course, ...squash!  Hugs and love to all!

5 comments:

  1. Love the hat, the color is just divine sweetie.
    I also loved sprouts and miss it. I have found a new love called the fresh market, but boy is it expensive but the produce is out of this world.

    Where do you live Tequila? I used to use the sprouts on S. Val Vista. I lived in Gilbert at Western Skies on Val Vista and Warner, so sprouts was right around the corner.
    Anyway girl, have a good weekend
    fay in the family room

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  2. I'm more of a Northern girl, Fay. I go to the Sprouts at Gilbert and Brown road.

    Good produce is worth every penny, I say. When I first moved here, I would go to Fry's for everything else, then hit Albertson's for their MUCH better produce! But, Albertson's is gone now, so I grow my own, or hit Sprouts. :)

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  3. We have a place here called Linvilla Orchards. Just a huge farm that grows about everything you can think of. They have a produce hall where they sell the stuff, or you can go pick your own. It is right around the corner from where I now live. I have not done the pick your own stuff here yet. I did it back in UK when stuff was in season.

    You are right, it is worth the travel to get good stuff, that is why I make the effort to go to Fresh Market.
    Hope you are having a good weekend
    fay in the family room

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  4. Love the hat! It is very nice! <3

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  5. Thank you, Robin. It really does make me smile. :)

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