[cancer] Chemo series three, session six, day three
Yesterday went pretty well, except that I ate too much. Wildly uncharacteristically, my appetite kicked in. H— made an excellent breakfast, including a Twinkie fried in bacon grease and topped with bacon and Hershey’s dark chocolate syrup.
I ate two bites of this culinary rimshot. Also part of an excellent omelet, some fruit, and part of a baked pancake.
For lunch I wanted onion rings of all things, so Lisa Costello popped out to Red Robin. I would up eating four onion rings, about six French fries and half a turkey club croissant.
Trust me, for me on the chemo pump, this is eating large. There was very little food later, as I felt and continue to feel overfilled, but it was yummy.
I stayed alert all day, was conversational and focused. Lisa and I watched the most recent director’s cut of Blade Runner [ imdb ] with
All was well until I tried to sleep. Somehow I’d overdone it during the day, and even with Lorazepam had a fairly rough night. So I’ve taken another Lorazepam this morning and expect to have a lumpen sort of day.
Plus my gut hurts. If my usual patterns hold true, I won’t pass stool for another two days at least, so everything I ate yesterday is going to hang around clogging up the pipes.
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Posted: 8:36 am Sun December 16 2012 |