Monthly Archives: March 2011

Been a while!

Ok! So it’s been a little over a week since my last update. The reason for this is basically because I have been incredibly lazy and tired since I’ve been hooked up on this first round of chemo. Poor excuse … Continue reading

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The Madness!!!

Today is a great day. In fact, it is doubly great! I don’t know how often St. Patrick’s day coincides with the start of the NCAA tournament, but talk about an amazing lineup of events! Not only do we kick … Continue reading

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Taking a break

Since today is Saturday I decided to take a break from serious discussions and post some funny YouTube videos. You’ve probably seen most if not all of these, but they are classics and always manage to make me laugh. Hope … Continue reading

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It’s the mirrors

Thanks to some great responses to my last post about my phantom limb pain, I learned about an incredible thing called mirror therapy. Mirror therapy is becoming a widely used technique for dealing with phantom limb pain, and after trying … Continue reading

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The Phantom

The pain in my leg has continued to lessen, however, as the pain in my physical limb has dissipated, I am really starting to notice the phantom pains. I don’t know if they are actually increasing or just becoming more … Continue reading

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Sunday

Mema and Joan left this morning to head back to Atlanta. It was good having them here and really nice of them to come visit and keep us company after the surgery! On Friday we went back in to see … Continue reading

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Taking it Down a Notch

Yesterday was far from the action packed Wednesday we had. I stayed pretty much confined to the bed with everyone getting a little bit jumpy if I got near the edge! Thankfully, I think the most exciting thing that happened … Continue reading

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Clean Up, Aisle 9

Today started out pretty uneventfully. My physical therapist, Karl, came over a little after noon and we did the exercises I learned yesterday, as well as a few new ones. He was very pleased with my work ethic, but kept … Continue reading

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Settling Into the Routine

Yesterday I woke up and played the ukulele a little bit before a nurse dropped by for a home visit to check up and see how everything was going. She seemed happy with my attitude and ability to administer the … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

It’s good to be home and out of the hospital, although my days and nights are still completely reversed! Yesterday I woke up at around 5am and couldn’t get back to sleep until that night, barring random catnaps throughout the … Continue reading

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