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SBP Roller Coaster

Some days are Ms. Chemo and Some days are as Kathleen says, “Slash, Burn and Poison”… Surgery– the original slashing, Radiation burning and chemo… you get the idea.  The last three days were kind of like that.  We did get out for a lovely walk again on Sunday, at Synder’s flats with Orville, but it was a bit far to go.(Pics at picassaweb)  Then yesterday and today have been pretty rough for her breaking out the heavy tools to try and abate the pain and nausea.  She still managed to get the boss level radiation  #1 of #3 today.  A lot of will power, just not a lot of cooperation from her body.

At the bottom of the curve

Two more treatments to go and then a bit of time to catch her breath before the P in SBP starts in earnest.  Hopefully, there will be more days when she is Ms. Chemo than not as she needs to catch a break.

About In the Cancer Bubble

I am Kathleen's partner of almost 25yrs supporting her through this very tough and rough spot.

6 responses to “SBP Roller Coaster

  1. Jennifer Corbett ⋅

    Hi Kathleen and Mike,
    Sorry to hear you are on the low end of the curve right now…
    Thinking of you both- be strong and know there will be more Ms. Chemo days ahead! You are a fighter, Kathleen!
    With much love,
    Jennifer

  2. anne paterson ⋅

    Hi Kathleen and Mike. It is that one step forward and two steps back scenario. Wish the good days weren’t followed by bad days. You have been amazing at getting through this process Kathleen. We’re very proud of how well you’ve been toughing the surgery and treatment program. You’re well into the process now so keep your energy and positive thoughts flowing. Stay strong. Sending you and Mike both, oodles of postive vibes and gentle hugs. Mike you’ve also been a tower of strength and nursing for Kathleen which has been a big part of helping her through this. Hope to be able to come for a visit sometime soon.

  3. jacquie and mike ⋅

    lots of love and hugs to you both.
    uncle mike and jacquie

  4. Colleen and Terry ⋅

    Sorry to read about the bottom curve this morning. You will get there! Thinking of you these next two days and always! Big Hugs, Colleen and Terry

  5. Jill Milks ⋅

    Dear Kathleen and Mike,

    I am sorry to read that the roller coaster ride has taken you to such an unpleasant curve. So not a fun place to be. Sending you an abundance of caring thoughts and warm wishes for brighter moments and peaceful days.


    Jill

  6. Lynne ⋅

    Augh, augh, augh – my heart goes out to you both. Know that I, like so many others, are rooting for you. Think hug, girl!

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