Saturday, May 29, 2010

I'm Leaving on a Jet Plane

Saturday 29 May 2010

I'm leaving on A Jet Plane, don't know when I'll be back again ---- O Baby I hate to goooooooooooooooooo!!! OK OK so, I'm off on my big adventure to NCI = National Cancer Institute..and some site seeing in and around the Washington DC area.

Jann and Keep-Her

Sunday, May 16, 2010

13 May 2010 till 06 June 2010

Al lrighty my last update until after my trip to Bethesda, MD

I think it's safe to talk about this now and not jinx it tooo much

1) I have my plane tickets bought and paid for

2) I have a place to stay (thank you ever so much Jean)

3) I have appointments lined up for my time at National Cancer Institute.

I leave home here with Keep-Her and my daughter Roxanne (this trip) as my care giver companion. so I'm fairly confident that it really is going to happen this year, and not fizzle out like it did last year.

I still don't know that I qualify for their study program yet---won't know till I get back there and go thru all their testing procedures (at their expense). This way I'll have a "fresh" (2nd/3rd opinion) pair of eyes looking at all the results and see if they see the same things......


Friday, May 7, 2010

Thursday 06 May 2010 Cycle Thirteen, Day Eight, Treatment Two

Well yesterday was an interesting uneventful day. they called my on Wednesday Cinco D Mayo and asked if I could come in later in the day to avoid the wait time. (should have gone with my gut feeling and said NO!!) But I was Ms Nice person this time and said we moved the appointment from 12:30 PM up to 2:00 PM gee wonder what wait time would have been if I'd gone in at 12:30 as it was I had to wait 45 mins to be called back to the treatment room, then another 30 min for my first medication to arrive that I have to take 30 min before receiving the Chemo stuff. After that it went without a hitch.

As I posted earlier my daughter, son-in-law and girls had an early Mother's day dinner for me last night. a little surf (BBQ Salmon) and Turf (Prime Rib Roast) sad to say that there were no left overs

they gave me a lovely flower basket to hang out doors and feed my humming birds from----soooooooooooo cool. I love flowers but I can NOT have them in my house....only one the other side of glass.

Now to get serious about packing my bags and teaching Keep-Her how to fly...... Bethesda Maryland here we come. I have an appointment with them on 01 June 2010 2 9:00 AM in the morning to start the process to see if I'm eligible for any of their study protocols.


Early Mother's Day

Thanks Roxanne & Dave (for cooking) and girls also for the fantastic surf (BBQ
Salmon) and turf (Prime Rib) dinner last night. It was a lovely
Mother's-day dinner. (no left overs ;-{P}. It was a great meal, and
had a lovely visit with extend family as well. thank you, Roxanne
and the girls for the beautiful outdoor... hanging plant.Petunias, verbena and a couple of others very pretty