Monday, January 04, 2010

Back in the BarcaLounger

I am here in the infusion center, currently being observed after receiving my second treatment. Odd to have looked forward to something like this, I know, but I am thrilled to be dealing the cancer another blow.

If this cycle is anything like the last one, I can expect to sleep excessively for the next week to ten days and feel a bit like I have the flu. After that, I should feel a little better every day until I hit normal, about two weeks from today. Then, wait a week and start all over again. This will be my life for the next year or so, depending on how the cancer responds. And you know, it is a small price to pay for the possibility of getting my life back when it seemed not long ago there was little hope of this.

As I sit here I am struck once again by how fortunate I am in faith, marriage, family, friends,and doctors. When I have so much on my side, how can I lose?

5 comments:

Sarah McCormick said...

Dear Suzanne,
As you are sitting in the Barcalounger, please know I am praying for you to make a complete recovery. You are a strong woman and I so admire you. Stay strong!
Love always, Sarah McCormick

Jen Savard said...

I wish I was there w/ you! I'm sure the people that were there last time and there this time were happy to see you with someone a bit more quiet than me!!

Anonymous said...

I am thinking of you and praying for your recovery every day. I've asked my best girlfriends to pray for you too. There's another reason you can't lose - tons of people you don't even know are thinking of you and praying for you. Love, Maura

momgainer said...

Suz, I just think of you all the time. You are winning this fight because of the amazing person that you are! Thanks for the updates. Your attitude is making it easier on the rest of us. I have so many people praying for you. With much, much love, Kristin Ritterbush

jen said...

Ditto to everything said above!
Love you Suz-you are an inspiration!
You are winning this Girlfriend!!

XO

Jen