I had to get up at 8am to go down to the clinic for a hearing test this morning. It turns out that I do hear just fine, I just have very good selective hearing. Actually they run the test to compare before and after because a side effect of the Chemo treatments can be loss of hearing. After all this which took less than an hour, I was back to bed. I have been fortunate that the worst side effect has been hick-ups and that the anti-nausea medications have worked well. At this point I still have what hair I started with and for the most part most of my positive thinking.
So last night I missed sitting down and writing my blog but I did manage to get out of bed to go out and make an appearance at my very good friend Alissa's birthday party. I think I surprised a lot of people by making it down but I figure as long as I have any ability to live a normal life I am going to! Although I admit that I don't think I was the most lively I've ever been.
I do have to say it has been a hard week but sitting here now Saturday morning (Day 6) and looking out at the blue sky outside, I know every thing is going to work out just fine. Round one has been gentle and I know that I am so much more fortunate than most who go through these treatments. I also know that this is only round one and the effects are cumulative but I am determined to stay focused and positive. I also know that I will take each day as it comes! So today I am up and going to go out and enjoy this beautiful day. As always Love you All!