Well, Day Four wasn't my best. Got up feeling rather yucky and even getting some food in my stomach, I was still quite queasy all day. Knock on wood, I haven't gotten sick yet. The anti-nausea meds have been working!! Tried acupuncture on Friday afternoon. Was recommended for nausea side effects and such from chemo. Felt pretty good there, but was weak and pokey when I left. Guess I'll try it again and see how it goes!
Went to see my friend Jayme to cut my hair on Friday night. Want to cut it short so it hopefully isn't so dramatic (or traumatic) for the kids and I when it does fall out. Never thought my hair would be this short, never mind bald!!
Saturday morning was not the best either. Got some applesauce down before Dad and I headed off to Dana Farber for some hydration and to be disconnected from the chemo pump with the third medicine that has been going since Tuesday. Felt good to get rid of that and not have to worry about putting it down and walking away without it. Wrapped myself around the kitchen chair the other night!
Kids went with Mom and Jen and Peyton to Kidz World, an indoor play place, while we were gone. Trying to keep them occupied so they don't get too bored with Mommy being down. They had fun and liked spending "extra" time with Grammy, Ah-Ooh and Peyton. Thanks for taking them for the day!
Unfortunately, the mouth sores and VERY sore insides of my cheeks set in Saturday afternoon. And has continued to be quite painful today. Doesn't help me eat or drink the 2 liters of fluids I am supposed to be taking in. I do have a "numbing" mouthwash that I can use every 6 hours, but it feels like I just went to the dentist and had Novocaine...I think I may be drooling!! But it helps, so I may need to use that more.
So overall, I guess it could have been a worse weekend. At least the nausea has subsided, if only my mouth would cooperate so I could eat and drink!
Happy Mother's Day to all those Mom's out there, especially my own, who is laying on my couch ready to take care of me and the kids for yet another night. And thanks to my Dad for all of his help this weekend with me and my kids. And to Jen for taking time to spend with my kids yesterday and for bringing me flowers today, even if she did set my house alarm off!!
I love you guys and am SO thankful for all of you. I could not and would not be able to do it without any of you!!!
Let's hope tomorrow is a better day!!
G'night!! Go Sox!!