Wednesday, November 11, 2009

This is it

So, today I woke up and realized that this trip back to Tampa will be the last one I have to go for chemo purposes.....Tomorrow is my LAST chemotherapy! I am elated. My breast is holding up - literally - ha! So it would appear that I can endure the last round...thank you Jesus....I just don't think I could do this again. It's so hard, so so hard.

To give you an idea, just walking to get the mail is actually a chore - I'm completely exhausted and the mailbox is only across my street. Work, although I love it, drains my body of all energy. I have to rest when I get home. It's almost like full body atrophy....that's the only thing I can think of. I don't think I could do hand to hand combat right now if I had to defend myself, so its a good thing I have a pit bull and weaponry. But this too shall pass.......I believe.... My sister Pam is doing well and she doesn't realize it, but each day that she continues to be well inspires me. Apparently, we have the same exact genes, so she gives me hope...she's a two-year plus Triple negative survivor. Amazing and blessed...
Wish me luck - this is one trip I'm looking forward to putting behind me!

4 comments:

  1. ARLA, I WISH THE BEST IN THE TRIP TODAY. YES THIS TOO WILL PASS....YOU WILL REGAIN YOUR STRENGTH AND ENERGY AND BE BETTER THAN BEFORE AND INSPIRE OTHERS TO FIGHT LIKE A GIRL.
    CONGRATS ON YOUR LAST VISIT. I WISH YOU A SPEEDY RECOVERY....AND MANY YEARS OF HAPPINESS TO COME.

    YOUR FRIEND, DONNA

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  2. Congrats! The end is near, or let's say a new beginning is dawning.

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  3. One more time! Congratulations on getting through it. You are a true warrior!

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  4. Debbie Loveday-KarnerNovember 12, 2009 at 5:43 PM

    YEAH on your last chemo treatment!!!! You are always in my prayers. Your a tough one!!!! :)

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