Well, today was the day that I was meant to find out if I had made it into the trial program. I didn't find out. There is one result from the blood tests to come back. While it may not be good news, it is not bad news. You have no idea how good it felt to be not told bad news today. Every other time in the past 3 to 4 weeks that we have seen a doctor the news has just gone from bad to worse. Hopefully I find out tomorrow. Either way I start chemo on Thursday. Haven't slept much for a week now (surprise, surprise). Last night was no exception with only getting 3 hours of very interrupted sleep. I am awfully glad that the oncologist wrote out a script of knock out tablets. Both myself and my wife need them. Have to save the energy for fighting this damn cancer for as long as possible. Will post again tomorrow. Hope to know about the trial then. take care Tim while there is a slim chance, there is a chance. While there is a chance, there is hope. Oh.... as an after thought. Any body got any recommendations about good books to read? I'm going to need something when the chemo starts on Thursday and somehow I don't think Phantom comics are going to keep my attention for very long. cheers
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Dont worry about reading. Just chill, and maybe watch movies where you can nod off. Cheers Mignon
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Hi Tim, I loved going to chemo. As soon as I was hooked up I'd go for a walk and talk to everyone. Met some great women who were one cycle ahead of me on the same chemo, so I always knew what side effects to look out for. They tended to be the same for everyone, just varying in the strength of the reaction. We still dine out together. I've just finished reading the latest Nicci French murder mystery "Blue Monday." I'm usually pretty good at solving the crime, I didn't with this one, so I rate this a great read. My mottos are "I'll accept the diagnosis, not the prognosis!" "Stats are based on outdated data, so don't quote them at me!" With love Joy K
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hey Tim I have been reading your story here and just wanted to send you a bear hug :D I thought I would get reading done with my chemo but mostly was too anxious. Hooray for the chill pills! Hope things start looking up for you soon. OOO Eta
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