I hope you are doing well. I've been bugging other people for the meanings behind their names. What is behind sch?
I'll give you an update on my morning routine as of today. Yesterday was a shocker. Any suggestions? I'm all ears.
I've started with lemonade flavoured hydralite. The least ghastly flavoured of all, until you mix warm water into it. Then, it is just as bad. Wash down a maxolon and Gastrostop to settle my tummy before I get into my Capecitabine, because I don't need that coming back up or making mad dash for the ileostomy bag.
I have poured some cornflakes to have with hot milk and usually add some psyllium husks to help slow down digestion. The dry cornflakes are actually sitting next to me now and I can't help grazing. They taste better than hydrolite with warm water. They are also helping to settle the nausea a bit too.
My wife just told me that grazing on my dry cornflakes is the sort of thing that all pregnant women do for nausea; and I should know that! Hmmm.
I'll take the Capecitabine midway through my cornflakes (with warm milk, if I save myself any cornflakes). I have to have it mid-meal with a full glass of water. With low appetite, getting these tablets in is a challenge. Despite the mental barrier I have for taking them in first place, nausea is a bigger barrier.
Hopefully that will start my day well. Hopefully I will get through this one easier. Scary part is... Yesterday could have been much worse. Any general tips you can suggest would be great. I'm keen to stay a functional human being throughout the chemo.
The name I've chosen is a little mundane. It's the initials of my name.
My name is Sean, and I have chosen to obscure my real name for the sake of privacy in the context of the broader internet.
Hot milk on ceral is a great idea. That reminds me of my travels to India.
What are the psyllium hosts for? I haven't heard of using these before.
As for tips on getting through this;
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