Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Hair... Kinda

 Looking a tad woozy, aren't I?  Yes, I'm well into my infusions in this picture.  But LOOK!  I spy peach fuzz hair growth.  The only problem is there are still some bald spots, so I am thinking of having my sister take the dog clippers to me to kind of even things out again.


I have the feeling that the two main bald spots will never grow hair again.  No worries, I'm thinking I'll keep my hair very, very short from now on.



To the right there is my bag of Camptosar.  My oncology nurse today was Anne, and she's been there since the beginning, back a year ago.  She's pretty concerned about how I'm doing since this is the most difficult regimen I have had.  I told her it was getting a bit more trying with each round, but this was round five, and I have very few of the major worrisome side effects.  One more to go...one more to go!


My asthma was a bit problematic this morning, due to the high humidity from all the recent storm activity.  People kept commenting on my breathing; the nurses and even a couple of other chemo patients.  Oy!


Well, I'm still a bit blecchy, so I'm off to have a little rest.  But I did eat a nice salad for lunch.  Isn't it nice to have cravings, for a change, that are GOOD for you? :D


Love to all, keep safe, be well and drink lots of water. :)

2 comments:

  1. Well done girlie. I was thinking about you today and wondering if you were ok. Only one more to go, you go girl.
    Fay in the family room

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  2. I think it's the Xeloda pills with which I have the most trouble. It's certainly the part that the oncology nurses grill me about when I see them. :)

    Camptosar makes me slightly nauseated, and terribly weak and weary, but the Xeloda...4000mg every day for a week, and they wonder why I have no appetite. I probably get enough calories just from the pills alone. :D

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