Well here I am lazing on a fantastic Saturday morning, looking out the Velux windows of my bedroom to amazing blue skies – if I actually get out of the bed can see the Wicklow mountains in the distance – but way too cold to get out of bed!!!
Been a very long week for me. I have to admit I was feeling really really rough during the week with pain, nausea and the dreaded vomiting. Was feeling so sorry for myself (which is okay) thinking seriously do I have six months of this.
Next day managed to get kids sorted and drove them to school came back and flaked out for a few hours. Boring stuff fast forward fast forward made it through the day in one piece but felt seriously someone had a hold of my heart and was twisting the crap out of it pain was unreal and could hardly breathe. However always a silver lining while crashed on the couch An Post truck rocked up with a fabulous present from a great friend Sinead Buckley Quinn the pressie and card actually made me cry I was so grateful and I was feeling so crap – it gave me a lift and think it actually lifted me out of the pain!
Friday – woke up and felt great, nada, nothing, zip, zip, zilch no pain, no pressure, no heartburn, no acid just me again. Jesus was such a great feeling to wake up and not feel sick was thrilled with myself. Just goes to show how much we take health for granted felt like I had won the lotto was so chuffed with myself Big day in school for the kids Halloween Party so all in great form as we got all the beautiful cakes I had baked lovingly during the week (NOT) together and all the other fun stuff (including a witch and a punk rocker into the car) The excitement from the kids was infectious. Big thanks to Ger for the girls costumes and all the lovely haloween decorations you made for around the house!
Met a few of the Mums down the school they were asking me how I was doing – I was like a nutter saying I feel great, I feel great, today is a great day Defo losing the plot I reckon they thought. Most of them know me so they knew I lost it years ago!
More Good News – my brother did a Spinning Class up in Westwood last Monday night for Breast Cancer in my honour and 50 people did the class they raised a few hundred euro for Breast Cancer – thanks Colly!
More Good News - my lovely friends Emer, Lisa, Grainne, Bridget etc. (my Kilmacud friends) they are doing a sponsored run/walk in my honour on 14th November and their team are “running for Dee” – now seriously how cool is that someone doing a sponsored run for you – I mean – can you get much better!! Absolutely chuffed girls and yes will defo meet you for a pint after and will stay in my folks. You Rock and made my week. Getting choked up here thinking about how great people have been to me.
More Good News - have some lovely friends from Sweden coming to visit over the next few days and because I am feeling well am now going to enjoy their stay wont be doing much sight-seeing but will be able to spend time with you guys – thanks for taking the trip over to come over and see me – much appreciated
More Good News – its Saturday I still feel great and hope that maybe out of this session of Chemo that the worst is over – if I am going to be sick one week out of three I can handle that. You listening up there or out there – I can do a week out of three but please not three out of three!
Hope all you great people who actually read what I write have a fab long weekend. Thanks again from the bottom of my heart – it really is people like you that are lifting me out of the dark times and putting me back in the sunshine.