Perspective

Today is May 1st, the first day of the month.

I’m on my second cup of coffee.

There are three more days until I get my pre-chemo blood-work taken.

In four days I’ll be sitting in the chemo-suite at Royal Victoria Hospital.

Today, I need to reshuffle five people into four bedrooms so I can have my “private suite” at home.  This means that David is giving up his room for me.

By the end of the chemo sessions, I will have had six treatments.  (Crossing my fingers that will be enough!)

One week – seven days – from today, I will be anticipating the angst of “Day 5” after chemo.

Eight days from now will be the dreaded “Day 5”.

On the ninth day, I will wake up and be healing, repairing, thanking God that Day 5 is over.

In ten days, I will be gaining strength and courage to be able to fight through the second batch of chemo.  And after that, there will only be four more rounds to go.

 

 

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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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10 Responses to Perspective

  1. These numbers all add up to healing and health and hope. ❤

  2. Judy says:

    I wish it were all over for you already – I feel the anticipation and dread. I pray it won’t be brutal and that you will manage it well. Sending healing thoughts and hope your way.
    ps. I would love to share a CD of my music with you (it’s hopefully soothing) – my email is judy@judyunger.com. If you would like that, just send me your address.

  3. Gwen says:

    All 3 of us are counting the days with you and looking forward to the end of counting.

  4. Still with you as much as I can be…

  5. April says:

    May the end of these rounds happen quickly and that you find some peace between the fear and pain. Warmest wishes for healing!

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