Saw the doctor today in Dept 42, very helpful. N2 son, the Chemist, came along to give me technical backup, which was very useful. (This post has been updated)
Tomorrow I go to the Christie for the checkups before I start the second round of chemo. My wife and Nr2 son are coming with me.
Not sure I’ve got over withdrawal yet. Last night I had twitchy legs and a feeling of swelling in my feet (but nothing to see), and I oculd not sleep.
I think I’ve done with withdrawal, and it went better than expected. The last Oxycodone was late Friday evening.
Today is not going to be a good day. I’m typing this in my office, where I’m trying to sleep propped up between 2 chairs.
Not quite as good as yesterday, but a few more encouraging bits.
I’ve got the Oxycodone down to 5mg / day, and no noticeable side effects. What’s more I was able to eat a whole helping of shepherd’s pie in one go.
On the bad days, and there were a lot of them, I still tried to do a post. But some of the worst days were in the hospital where I coud not get online, and those times were bad. So I’ll go back and try to fill some of those in now.
This should have been a long blog, full of stuff about dealing with pain and fear (or not dealing with it).
I promised a blog post about the darker days in the MRI, but this happened first, …