Cancer Treatment Follow Up

As a follow up to THIS POST:


The Wonderspouse moved Heaven and Earth on Friday. I honestly don’t know what I would do without him.


He spoke to the Chemotherapy Sister (aka Head Nurse) for a long time.


He spoke to my GP who doesn’t know me because my GPs keep retiring (and who can blame them with Jeremy Hunt at the reins).


Unlike myself who had reached the end of her patience and would have pissed everyone off, he was able to be assertive without causing the medical staff to dig their heels in.


Clearly, I don’t have a virus (rolls eyes). I do have a sinus infection. I do, after all, have a history of them. I don’t think the fevers are related to an infection at all. They’re probably being caused by the bone marrow injections.


The GP has given me doxycycline. The Chemo Sister said my blood didn’t look too bad. So I have hope that with the antibiotics I will be well enough to continue chemotherapy. I have a appointment with the oncologist on Thursday.


I had ripped off my PICC line dressing because it was so tight it felt like knives piercing my skin. So Friday afternoon a very nice, gentle, nurse named Grace created a dressing that not only didn’t hurt, but has started healing the red, inflamed, places.


Friday afternoon the Wonderspouse took me to the beach on the way back from the hospital. We just took in the sea air for a bit. It was lovely.


Yesterday we had a burger in Worthing. It was a bright, sunshiny day. I tired quickly but still, it was a day out in the sun.


So, still a massive uphill climb but at least the demeaning treatment by the Emergency Floor doctors is resolved.


Here’s a pretty picture of my beach:


7 thoughts on “Cancer Treatment Follow Up

  1. After reading some of your recent posts i was glad to see that you’ve had good support and some good days recently. The beach photo is a beautiful, calm picture of repose. With best wishes, Judith

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