I had such a good day the other day, on Wednesday, that I thought, "Ha! I'm doing great! Less than a week out from chemo and look at me, out and about and feeling goooooooood!" Because except for a bit of lingering bathroom issues, the aches and pains were gone and I had some of my old energy. I even got great news from my urologist on this day. Renal Cancer GONE! No cancer in lungs! Come back in 6 months! I was elated and feeling great! Cancer won't beat me! HA! I laugh in the face of Cancer!
And then Thursday came and I paid for my ignorance. Not only was the diarrhea back with a vengeance, but I felt exhausted and miserable. As the day wore on, the bone pain was back. It was so bad that I had trouble walking and I felt like I had lightning bolts going through my body. It's incredibly painful.
Today is Friday. I'm feeling more tired than usual but okay otherwise. I know now to not get too cocky about a "good" day because I learned that cancer isn't a straight road from beginning to end. There are twists and turns and some days I feel like I'm even going in reverse.
Today's New Fun Side Effect: Mouth Sores! (Oh joy)
Hair Status: Even My Kids Want it to Hurry up and Just Fall Out!