Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Feeling better!

Technically, today is the 3rd day since my 1st round of chemo ended, and I'm finally feeling better!  We left the house to go to a doctor's appointment, but I had enough energy that we walked around for a little bit.  A good friend of mine mentioned I was looking sick in my last entry, so here's a picture from earlier today of my smiling self.  As you can see, I still have hair - but the doctor didn't really expect it to be around by next weekend, so we will see what happens.

My muscle pain and spasms have mostly subsided.  I still spent a lot of time napping and saving my energy, but I felt much more like my normal self (I have been able to apologize to my husband and Mom for my bitchy self, and they both pretended it wasn't that bad).  I felt well enough to pick up my daughter off the ground - which was a huge step forward!

A group of my friends got together this weekend and cooked a whole bunch of awesome frozen meals for us.  I didn't feel well enough to go visit them, but we did a video chat and it was great to see them and thank them.  We now have a freezer full of yummy foods that we can either thaw or cook in the slow cooker.  It was an awesome idea and we are humbled that they would do that for us.  We've already sampled the first chicken casserole, loved it, and had it for lunch the next day. :)

We're looking forward to the week, glad it is not filled with doctor's appointments!


  1. Happy 4th of July!!! Have and awsome day with your family and enjoy the fireworks!!! You rock girl and you look beautiful!!

    Love you!!!

  2. If you ever need anything, call me. I have the summer off and would love to help. I could even give your mom and Gabo a break. :)

  3. Get ready, the Love Boat from PR is docking...you are amazing, we're here and ready to fight by your side.

    Con todo amor,


  4. My thoughts and prayers are with you.


  5. We're sorry we missed you this last weekend! We'll have to try again soon. Glad you're feeling better! :D

    lso, we love love kiddo's so if you need someone to babysit or just entertain Sara (or Gabo) we'd love to help.

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  7. As soon as your freezer starts to empty out I have a container of pulled pork for you guys! I made it this week and freezed it for you. Perfect for a quick dinner.

  8. Feels so good to have all these people loving you, huh? Enjoy it!! So glad you have great support.

  9. It's a shame this blog site doesn't have a "Super Duper LIKE" button, otherwise i'd click on it! :D


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