BusdriverSam's journal

going to get better

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · Posted April 8, 2014
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  • So the picture on my post is of my mom, daughter and my daddy. This is two years ago. Before the cancer. I hope come next year in 2015 both my parent will be at my younger child graduation. If thing keep ...

worried

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · Posted April 2, 2014
  • 20 replies
  • So for this week I came home to TX to be with my husband and girls. To work a little. I call my mom 3 or more times a day to see how my dad is doing. He had a rough night. And he told my mom he is tired ...

just me

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · Posted March 26, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • As a care giver to a family member. I start to question my own health. Is that spot just a spot or more. Is a sneeze allergy or more. But I am thinking that I think way to much. Have a blessed day ...

10 days radiation down

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · Posted March 19, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • So far 2 rounds of chemo and next on 25th. And radiation 5 days a week. I am noticing my dad can smell everything. And that is not always good. He is getting more nausea. And throat is raspy. We had a ...

2 chemo done

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · Posted March 14, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • So Tuesday was very busy with blood work, chemo, radiation and then they messed up the pump again. So we had to wait around for that. For a couple of days dad was doing good eating. But he is getting ...

long day

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · Posted March 11, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Today will be a long day. Blood work, chemo doctor, chemo and then radiation. And once he is home we waiting on the pump. My dad has been feeling pretty good the last couple days. Even ate some steak ...

Radiation

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · Posted March 6, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • So my dad had his first radiation Wednesday. Was done real quick. He was kind of funny when he came out. Said it reminded him of his mom's old washer machine. Swish swish. My dad does not make many jokes ...

blood results

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · Posted March 3, 2014
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  • Had our first blood test after chemo and dr says it looks. Does anyone else notice that some doctors talk real fast and then look at you and ask if you have questions. Next round chemo will be next week ...

thought he had energy

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · Posted March 2, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • So Friday the port came off. So Saturday dad woke up with lots energy. Went out to breakfast with family and tried to have some fun. But his energy ran out to fast and was home early. I was out with friends ...

Ports

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · Posted February 28, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • Well today my dad finishes his port chemo. It comes of this afternoon. A lovely snow storms on the way. Blood work Monday to see how he is doing. My brain on overload. All in all it's a good day. So far ...

More dr visits

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · Posted February 26, 2014
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  • Today should be an easy day with no surprises. I hope. My dad is to get fitted for the body mold for the radiation. That starts next week. There is some problem with getting his pump or even getting it ...

Chemo

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · Posted February 25, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • Well we started Chemo today. Did not think that was going to happen so quickly. But the doctor said it was all set up and off we went. My dad sat for three hours with this stuff going into him. Came home ...

Dad's cancer

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · Posted February 24, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • So today we found out when we would start radiation. Tomorrow we find out when chemo starts. All things seem to go slow then everything happens fast. Just trying to keep it all straight. And always have ...

Try to be good

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · Posted January 25, 2009
  • 2 replies
  • I am starting my next 12 weeks of dieting with some church ladies. I don't want to start at the same weight as before. The making my self walk more is hard. I have a 15 daughter to think about. she is ...

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