So I’m going to give you guys some honesty , today I went to chemo and I haven’t been feeling good so I get in my chair and I’m looking around at other people mostly older women , some men ... and I thought to myself “ so this is my life coming here once or twice a week with all the other sick people , how did this happen ?? I’m still young ! Why do I feel like I’m 80 most of the time ? So I was having a pity party
Then my best friend shows up to hang out with me on this round of chemo , I helped another patient sharing information about the greens to go
And then I see on my team page for It Works a sweet post of prayer for my healing from my friend and leader Nicole Renzi Caracciola. Right then I said my attitude needs to change , yes this is your life , this is God’s plan , but how lucky am I that I have my best friend here with me ♀️and I can work from my phone helping people and this team has my back more than any corporate job I’ve had in the past !! That is why this company was voted #1 direct marketing company to work for!!
So I’m going to keep fighting this fight and I am amazed by what these products can do for you as a consumer or as a business owner Still just Thank your for everyone’s support #cancersucks #chemoday #tnbc #cancerdoesntdiscriminate #lovemydog
A fairly short health update by my standards...
It's taken a couple of days to upload, but this is me having the first of my ongoing weekly Paclitaxol chemotherapy (the drug in the black bag) on Wednesday. Everything went incredibly smoothly on the first day, with brilliant nursing staff. My new intravenous powerport just below my collarbone (put in on Friday 6th and still rocking a huge bruise!) made intravenous access so straigtforward. Alll it needs is a 'gripper' needle to be clicked into place and the drugs can go straight in or I can have bloods taken, pain-free, no anxiety over how many cannulation attempts it will take, my arms are free to move - it's just so much easier! As for the side effects of the chemo itself, without jinxing it, I'm doing ok so far... #chemoday#chemotherapy#nhslove #amazingnhsstaff#treliskeheadlandunit #weeklypaclitaxol#make2ndscount#secondarybreastcancer #secondarynotsecondrate #incurablebreastcancer
Chemo #4! I have been here since 10:30 am and have another hour. These days are long and filled with anxiety. However, I continue to believe this is happening for a reason and hopefully all the cancer cells are being destroyed and I will never have to ever come back. As always, thank you to my support system, my beautiful daughters, my family, and my TIGAR family. I can’t imagine going through this without your continued support and help. “The Human Spirit is Stronger than Anything that can Happen to it”#breastcancer#chemoday#fight#befierce
Returning from my first chemo, the garden tulips were all ready and open to greet me home. The gardener was there mowing the lawns and offered to cut some for me to have in the house - absolutely not!
Despite the fact that cut tulips continue to grow in the vase and still turn to the sun, they don't have the enthusiasm and movement and vitality of these guys! Even the colour scheme is perfect, as red is my favourite colour, with yellow for @sophieniles