Category Archives: gratitude

I Can Put On My Own Socks! – Recovery Overview

As much as I loved coming home from the hospital, it sucked to not have nurses taking care of me and keeping my pain pills on a schedule and helping me to the bathroom. Also, by the time I came … Continue reading

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Friday – Day 11 at the hospital

So, I can’t count. I thought until this week that I had only spent 10 days in the hospital. It was 12. Oops. Friday, April 5th, I started taking my targeted treatment pill. I had to drink some Miralax and … Continue reading

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Thursday and the Standoff

On Thursday, Nurse Monica told me that I couldn’t have any more Fentanyl because I would be going home soon. Did she know something that I didn’t? The cardiology doctors still didn’t like how much my heart was draining. Also, … Continue reading

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The Echocardiogram & the E.R.

On Wednesday, March 27th, my husband (let’s call him C) and I got ready to head to the hospital for the Echocardiogram on my heart. I didn’t know what the heck that was, and I had sworn off Googling anything … Continue reading

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The Cancer Clinic

A nurse on the oncology team at the awesome hospital called me one day during my lunch, right after I had woken up from my lunchtime nap in my car. (Lunchtime naps in my car were a daily thing starting … Continue reading

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I have lung cancer, and I don’t smoke. Wuuut?

I had a cough. I had a cough that wouldn’t go away or get better, no matter what my doctor prescribed. I also had back pain, back pain so bad that I ate ibuprofen all day just to make it … Continue reading

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I Lovesies You.

Yesterday morning, Little Guy didn’t have to make himself a lunch because he was going to have lunch at an event he attended at the high school. I had gotten in the shower on time. He had gotten up without … Continue reading

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