I am awake and alert right now! Of course, I just got up from a crazy three-hour nap.
I have taken only decadron today for the nausea; I haven't had to take either compazine or zophran today. Those are the meds that zonk me out. I hope that the nausea days are coming to an end. Maybe the first three days after this chemo, I'll get nauseated every time. I can outlast three days of it -- with the right meds of course. I am not one to grin and bear it.
Somehow I let my NetFlix queue go completely empty! So here I am with no red envelopes, no movies to watch. I filled up my queue yesterday though, between naps, so there will be some movies coming soon.
It has been really hard to read, so even though I have a couple of books to read, I have not been able to do it. Takes too much focus. But my 2011 office calendar finally arrived from Barnes and Noble. Calendars are so on sale right now, 75% off. I got one of Ancient Egypt, so I can enjoy the sights even though we won't be there this year in person.
This morning I did wake up at 5:00AM in discomfort, that same discomfort that I had been feeling for about the last 3 weeks before we found out that the cancer grew. I was a little disappointed. I wanted immediate gratification: one dose of chemo and a complete absence of discomfort. Oh, well, I'll have to be patient.
Anyway, at 5:00AM there was nothing to do except iron some of Lou's handkerchiefs. That is when I knew that Thursday would be a better day, when I felt the desire to iron a bit.