Surviving Step by Step: Time to Relay
Tuesday, 13 April 2010 18:00
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 April 2010 07:43
My mini vacation was so much fun. Stayed busy and danced every night. Meet some
nice ladies and gents. So glad my sister talked me into going. It is always fun
to dress up and feel wonderful about yourself. I liked the idea of no household
duties during my four day getaway. When I arrived home, the dishes and clothes
were all caught up and only had to worry about my stuff and groceries the next
day. Thank you to my family of boys.
The job hunt is brutal at times. I'm realizing that a part time day job
is hard to come by. We have re-evaluated and now will include some evening and
weekend hours being able to work. My fingers are crossed and the telephone and
computer stays busy. I have Faith that something will turn up soon.
The next two weekends will be "Relay for Life". First will be Navarre
and then Gulf Breeze. These events have always been close to the heart as for
knowing the fear of cancer. Now that I am a cancer survivor, it means a lot
more. Working towards that goal of finding a cure for cancer. If you're looking
for something to do friday evening or saturday, come out and give support to
your local "Relay for Life" teams. I thank you and so does everyone else touched
by cancer in some way.
Today was my first haircut since getting it shaved a little over a year
ago. My hair was looking shabby and needed some shape and style. I wasn't sure
if this was something to do after losing my hair. I thought about it and decided
to just do it. I had the least amount trimmed off to make it look uniformed.
That is the only way to describe this haircut. It looks healthier and as it
grows out some more, will begin to take the shape I hoping to keep. Maybe in
another years time will be close to the style and length desired. But I do still
like the wash and go appeal to short hair.
My doctor's appointment is in a month. I will have blood work to do. This
will be my first time seeing the doctor since stopping the Herceptin in
February. To tell you the truth, it makes me nervous. I do go on with my
everyday life and stay busy but somewhere in that very small corner of the brain
is the thoughts that we don't want to think about. They surface more when it is
time for a checkup. Positive thoughts and Faith will push me forward........ And
speaking of forward... I celebrated a big birthday last week. Just like the
commercials for the American Cancer Society, We celebrated big. My husband
worked hard and surprised me that thursday night at Helen Back Again with a
party. Friends and neighbors showed up and thought it was just for a "Relay for
Life" fundraiser with my husbands band playing. When the presents arrived and a
cake later on in the evening it was amazing. I loved it and was very surprised
my children didn't give it away. Thank you for a wonderful evening.
With spring time finally here, enjoy all the greenery and flowers popping
up. Lets hope for a big rain soon to rid us of all the pollen. I feel bad to all
who suffer this ordeal every year. I will be stopping my blog after next months
doctors visit. I have enjoyed sharing my experience with everyone and hope it
has been helpful to some people. Though my journey is not over it has winded
down some and feel the need to keep it low keyed. Thank you for understanding
and may God Bless you always.
My Faith will keep me strong and my Family will make me smile. Life is
Surviving Step by Step