A list of things YOU SHOULD NOT be hearing at the doctor’s office or hospital, to hopefully improve your 2020 if you are living with MBC or love someone who has it.
Part of a series of daily diary entries about living with MBC. Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:30 am – You know what I’m up for. At least I know I’m hydrated. 6:30 am –Lidocaine patches come off. 7:00 am – Happy Halloween everyone! Time for toast and meds. 8:00 am – My visiting nurse, Laura, calls … Continue reading Dear Diary: Thursday
Part of a series of daily diary entries about living with MBC. Wednesday, October 30, 2019 4:30 am – Yes, I’m up to pee. Again. I manage to get back to sleep afterwards. 6:30 am – I’m up for Lidocaine patch removal. 7:00 am – Time for toast and my mountain of meds. 8:00 am – … Continue reading Dear Diary: Wednesday
This is the second of five daily diary entries about living with MBC. Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:30 am – Lidocaine patch removal, courtesy of my dear hubby who has already been up a couple of hours working in his home office. I had trouble falling asleep last night, likely due to the steroids starting … Continue reading Dear Diary: Tuesday
After a few recent and unexpected deaths in several of my communities, I’ve been reflecting a lot about “the end” lately. I’ve realized that in certain ways, I’m lucky to know that I’m terminally ill. With a medical diagnosis, even of metastatic cancer, you get a suggested chunk of time you’ll still be on this … Continue reading Be Prepared: One for the Metsters