Saturday, September 17, 2011

Sleepy... so sleepy!

Here I am, in the fifth round of my Camptosar/Xeloda clinical trial.  Apparently, this is the sleeeeepy phase.  All I want to do is sleep.  And believe me, if I lie down, I sleep.  I can sleep 20 hours a day right now.  But, I am trying to stay upright more than 4 hours at a time. :)


Dr. Fastenberg did warn me that the fatigue would be a cumulative effect of this regimen.  Because it's Saturday, I only have a few more days of the Xeloda then I get my week off.  YAY for the week off!


Outside, the sun is shining brightly and my bougainvillea and hibiscus are spreading colorful cheer all over the place.  We have some parts of the back garden that need a good clean up after the past week of storms, hail, lightning, and dust storms.  The gazebo over the spa needs to come down.  Besides, the Indian Rosewood tree is now providing ample shade, and looks glorious, too!


Jane's going to make one of my favorite dinners tonight: chicken, rice and spinach.  I don't know why I love rice and spinach so much, but of course, it has to be the RIGHT rice; whole grain red, brown, some rye, some barley.  I guess it's more of a rice and grain mixture, rather than plain rice.  


Tomorrow, my Chicago family, Jon and Michelle, are going to join us in a dungeon run.  I may not make it, if I am very tired, but we have enough of us to make it doable.  Wendy will be there; if there is one thing that playing World of Warcraft does for us, it helps keep our family members connected, even though they are across the country.  Where it's cold.  I want some cold!  :D


So, fatigue is the explanation for why I haven't posted on the blog in a while.  But I am doing well, so no worries.  Everyone tells me I look great, that I don't look sick... well, except for the weird hair.  And that reminds me.... NANCY!  Get out the dog clippers!


Hugs and love to all!

1 comment:

  1. I am so glad you are ok, only one more to go.

    You can have some of our cold if you like. It started yesterday, kinda cool in the morning, different. Then today it has set in again. The leaves are starting to turn, only a few, but it is in the air. Winter is coming. I really have no suitable clothes. I need to do some shopping I think.

    The weekend is upon us again, it seems to come around so quickly, or is that just an old age thing LOL.
    I hope you enjoy the rest of yours Tequila. Your game with family sounds good. Aint the internet grand for keeping in touch. One of my best friends now lives in Spain and we get on chat and just gab for ages.
    Ok, gotta go, Chris will be in from golf soon, so got to get the kettle on.
    Take it easy, sleep if you have to, it is the best thing in the world.
    Fay in the family room

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