Bye Bye Pumpy

by | Aug 27, 2021

Today is two days post IV treatment and that means pumpy will be leaving today.  While I was feeling anxious about having to wear the pump again it really was not that bad this time.  I have figured out ways to make sure he is always by my side and how to shower with him invading my privacy.  I can’t say I will miss him but know I won’t feel as unsettled when it is time for him to return.

Second round of chemo was pretty uneventful as well.  So far no real side effects but I am expecting to feel some fatigue today.  I didn’t sleep very well last night plus the steroids wearing off will combine to make a sleepy afternoon.  I am grateful my company offers Summer Fridays and allows me to take the afternoon off.  My plan is to log off and head straight to the couch for some time to rest and sleep, everything else around me can wait.  Also Pumpy will be gone by then too so  can lay down however I want to.

I know from last round of chemo that I need to take it easy this weekend.  Last Saturday was way too much and I definitely paid the price on Sunday.  This weekend I plan to rest as much as possible.  Eric previously purchased tickets to the Dead and Company show in Hershey and we are going to go.  I plan to get as much napping time in as possible so I can enjoy the show.  This will be my second time seeing them and there is something spiritual about being around grateful dead fans.  There is so much true love and peace and I think that will be good for my mental well being.

As far as how I am feeling, I feel good.  I continue to ask for prayers for God’s healing power to heal me and allow me more time with the ones I love.


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