Another good day

September 5, 2017 Tuesday

I slept well last night until 6:00 and I did not take any NyQuil last night.  I was awake about an hour then fell back to sleep for about 45 minutes until Coen woke me up. He’s so sweet, even first thing in the morning.

I got to take Zoë to school and that’s always fun. I love those in-the-car conversations where it’s just me and her!!  They are always entertaining!!

Coen and I did a little mowing in the back yard and then later Zoë ‘helped’ us!!  Then we had a nice thunderstorm and that was fun. There was a lot of excitement about lightning and thunder and the dark sky and then the rain started. It was a “toad-strangler” at least I think that’s what Sue calls them!!  It was fun to watch them watch the rain!!  They stayed mostly dry.

As far as side effects, I was too busy to be tired. Actually since it’s the end of this chemo cycle, I think my energy is coming back. The diarrhea was bad today.  I’m really tired of that but I expect it’s nowhere near over yet.  My coughing was about like yesterday which means it’s bad when I cough but I don’t cough terribly often!

Tomorrow I get to take Coen to school – that’s the first time ever for me!  Looking forward to that. At some point tomorrow, I’ll head back to Dalton and get ready for the LAST chemo treatment!!  Yay for that.

Author: melaniesjourneythroughcancer

I am a retired teacher who was recently diagnosed with triple negative ductal breast cancer. I decided to write this blog to record the actions and emotions that occur as I make this journey through the cancer experience.

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