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First day after the new chemo

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

So far, not feeling worse on the Naveline than I did on the Velban. Felt a little crampy last night, but I had that with the Velban too; sitting with a heating pad helped. As with the Velban, I had some heartburn last night, but it wasn't as bad as it was with the Velban, and I didn't have as many hot flashes during the night either as I did with the Velban.

Today I am just a little tired, and a little uncomfortable because the Miralax hasn't worked yet, but that is normal for me too; it usually takes a couple of days for it to work. Because of the gastroparesis, I have to eat a low fiber diet, and the chemo causes constipation. I had a headache for part of the day, but I think it's from the weather, not the chemo. I think if the headache was caused from the chemo, I would have been feeling that last night.

Very cold today with brutal wind chills; didn't go out for the mail today; tomorrow is suppose to be the same. Saturday we are supposed to get up to 36F; that would be nice! Then I could get get out for a walk. Poor birdies outside need their suet holders refilled, but that will have to wait til at least Friday when it's a little warmer.

I did my Leslie Sansone Power Mile today. It looks like for the time being, at least, the new chemo isn't going to interfere much with my workouts.

Since my hair will most likely at least be thinning out again, and I might possibly be losing it, I ordered a new wig today, a shorter one for the warmer weather. I got a good deal on it too. In the Paula Young catalog, it was originally $69, on sale for $39. I got a code via email for an extra 30% off any item, making it $27.50; with the shipping, it will be under $35. I am getting this one, in honey blond with highlights.

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1COUNTRY_GAL 2/10/2011 3:37PM

    That wig is so stylish,I really like it and it will look beautiful on you! I hope it warms up for you. emoticon Diana

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OPALMOON 2/10/2011 5:24AM

    HI Shari,

Just love the new wig - it is gorgeous; you will look a knock-out wearing it! And I bet you can't wait for the warmer weather to come either! Glad to hear you are feeling relatively okay with the new chemo drug so far - hopefully it won't be giving you any trouble. Have a good evening!


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JOAN68 2/10/2011 2:39AM

    Love the new wig. Glad your change in chemo didnt cause any major problems. Soon. Take care. Luv Joan emoticon

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CARRAND 2/9/2011 9:39PM

    That wig is really cute! I'm glad things went OK for you.

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PMCFARM 2/9/2011 9:38PM

  Shari, I went & peeked at your choice and it looks perfect for you! I looked for me too just for fun and found out my hair style has been all wrong from age 5...thanks to witch auntie!

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HEATHER809 2/9/2011 9:14PM

  Glad to hear your chemo is tolerable. And you even got your Power Mile in. Great job!

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WENWIN 2/9/2011 8:56PM

    I really enjoy Leslie as well. Keep on "powering it up". Good job getting a deal on the wig! emoticon
Blessings, Wendy

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OUTDOORGIRL71 2/9/2011 8:47PM


can't wait to see it. Prayers are there for you.

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CELLOPLAYER1 2/9/2011 8:29PM

    Hi Shari, I'm glad you are doing ok with your new chemo. I hope it continues to be this way.

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BECKY3128 2/9/2011 7:33PM

    Love the wig, you will look beautiful!

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MERRY40 2/9/2011 7:15PM

    I hope you're feeling much better by the time you read this. I will keep you in my prayers. You made a great selection with the new wig. I love the look and I'm sure it will look fantastic on you. Take care and God bless!
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ELLFIN3 2/9/2011 7:15PM

    Glad the new chemo is not causing in new side effects!! I did my Leslie Sansone Power Mile also! We had snow today! It sound like you get a super deal on the new wig!! You just seem to know how to shop!!! Enjoy your evening!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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KIRSTEN 2/9/2011 5:20PM

    The wig is so cute! I'm so glad to hear you weren't in too much distress after your chemo. emoticon

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NURSNANA 2/9/2011 4:56PM

    Wow! What a great deal on your new wig!! So glad to hear that you are doing okay today. It sounds really cold up there! I don't blame you for not going out for the mail! Hopefully we all will have some warmer weather in a few days. : )

Take good care Shari.

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LOVES_ANIMALS 2/9/2011 4:20PM

    I am glad that you are doing ok so far on the new medicine. You will look great in the new wig!



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