I felt amazing mid to late this week. That totally makes up for the absolute and amazing crap feeling I had after the ‘new’ chemo drugs a couple of weeks ago.
So, This week, I took myself out for a drive to Mt Barker (South Australia, Australia) and did a spot of shopping, took myself out for lunch, walked the streets and had a wonderful time.
Thursday I met up with a BFF Tracey, had a semi decent lunch (too much organic and not enough flavour) but a great catch up and walk around Mt Barker and again, felt amazing.
Until you ‘can’t get out and about’, you have no idea how great it is to actually, get out and about.
Friday, still feeling good even though I slept a lot of the day.
Today, (Saturday) I deliberately had a luxurious sleep in because nothing needed to be done and in all honesty, I was feeling a bit flat and off.
I then got a phone call from one of my many cousins, Christine, and in all honesty, I felt like I had caught up with her in person. It was wonderful to chat to her on the phone and hear about her boys, job and life. I think some people think you have to be face to face to be a part of someones life but when you are many kilometers away from one another, the phone call can feel like a face to face catch up. I think Christine was my first ever friend, we went to ballet together, she included me in ‘spin the bottle’ with her grown up friends and we have laughed. Laughed for many years….
Today (again) once I had showered and dressed, I popped over to one of the ‘Real Housewives of Meadows” Lisa and had a lovely chat but as I entered the house, there was Summer. Summer is my friend, my nemesis and everything in between.
She, Summer, looks at me as I walk in and says…
“Damanda, your eyes are all red”
I say, yeah I know Summer, they are just a bit irritated today. It is a chemo thing.”
“Well, look at my beautiful eyes”… She has mascara on and her eyes look amazing and I was like…
“oh yeah, nice Summer, your eyes look pretty’ and she shakes her head and says ‘Yeah, I know”
So, I then talk to one of the Real Housewives of Meadows’ about parties and weddings etc and Summer looks at me with ‘that look’ and I say ‘Sam and I are going to get married when I am feeling better ok?’
‘Yeah well, you need hair to have a wedding’
‘Can I wear a wig?’
Summer asked what a wig was and I explained it was like fake hair but looked really nice and nope, she is not keen on this idea, It has to be real hair.
Thanks Summer for keeping it real xx
Here is the highlight of my week being my cauliflower the size of my head