In the home stretch…

Ahhhh!

Tomorrow is the big day!

Well, at least one of six big days.

I’m ready…

To be kicked when I’m down.

I have such mixed emotions.  I’m scared.  I really am – more than I have ever been scared before.  I’m in the worst physical condition I have been in so far during this battle – and am facing the biggest challenge yet— and it’s not the chemo that scares me!

So – I have resigned myself to solitary confinement for the next nine weeks to stave off possible infection.  I can do this – I know.  I have resigned myself to the pain of the Neulasta – somewhat.  I remind myself to make no plans, that I will be worse before being “cured” fully, and that the “end” justifies the “means”.  Who knew there would be an appropriate time to use that phrase?

I am scared, but not defeated.

I’m in the home-stretch.

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About inmycorner

This blog began as an opportunity to tell my Dad's stories. I sat with him and the computer and together we told stories. It was a wonderful way to get to know Dad. He was 9. He and Mom had a wonderful life together and since she passed away a year and a half before him - Dad was ready to join her. I no longer tell his stories but have found stories of my own. The impetus to resume this blog was the discovery that I had stage 4 ovarian cancer. Since blogging had been so therapeutic for my dad and I to get through our grief, I felt maybe this would be a good outlet to process my situation. I also hoped it may serve as an outreach to anyone else who is facing this very ominous journey. So far, so good.
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13 Responses to In the home stretch…

  1. hopebringsstrength says:

    When your head says, “Give up,”
    Hope whispers, “Try it one more time.”
    I wish you endless HOPE and MUCH LOVE!

  2. Tom Graves says:

    Isaiah 41:13: “For I, the Lord thy God, will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, Fear not, I will help thee!”

  3. Gwen says:

    Be assured that you have many supporters alongside you in this journey. We are all stretching out our hands too and sending many prayers and thoughts with you.

  4. kiwiskan says:

    Praying for you – you have come so far…

  5. I love the comments Stacey. I don’t have any thing better to say. Just more of what they say. Be so incredibly good to you now!!!!

  6. pepe says:

    keep your spirits high..!!

  7. Dawna says:

    Stacey the prayers will be ongoing

  8. Gallivanta says:

    And fear itself is so tiring. 😦

  9. RoSy says:

    You got this Stacey!

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