A day off…

Rick and I finally were able to share an entire day together (and not in a hospital setting).  It’s been so long since we’ve been able to do this, that I honestly can’t remember when we did.  I hope that he feels re-charged a bit to return to work tomorrow.

It was great, we did absolutely nothing, watched some t.v, hung out by the pool, nice steak bbq for dinner and my cousin Mark brought us an ice cream treat later in the evening.

I still have not been able to get a full night’s sleep, maybe tonight will be the night?  I plan to meet with one of my local doctors this week to have the staples removed from my tummy, other than that, there really isn’t any news to report, life is still in the slow lane for a bit.  It should be a couple of weeks yet before I meet with the surgeon to review the pathology report from the part of my liver that was removed.  I also have to connect with my oncologist to see when I will be starting back up on chemo, I am guessing late August.

I want to thank a couple of friends who visited last week.

Sherrie… thank you for the pamper package pool-side, the cocoa butter cream is fantastic and thank you for painting my toe nails!

Wendy… thank you for the treats and for cleaning the pool for me.  I  know this sounds strange to some, but thank you for letting yourself cry in front of me.  You have no idea, but this is special to me.  We don’t always have to be strong and hide our feelings, let’s face it, we’ve all been through a lot and if we can cry with each other, than there is nothing that we can’t handle, right?  I can’t imagine how it feels to have lost your Mom and your brother to cancer and now you are dealing with a friend that is fighting it.  Some people would run away, but not you.   I am there to hug it out and hold your hand too my friend.  Always.