Well, I finally got the temodar today and took the first dose at lunch. Within a few hours I started feeling a tad sick and threw up by 4:30. A couple fortunate things. One, I was working from home this afternoon and that's a better place to be sick. Second, I had some of my anti-nausea medicine around from when I took radiation so I took one of those and am feeling better. Tomorrow I'll try the anti-nausea an hour before the chemo and that is supposed to help.
We also went this morning to a chiropractor to evaluate my walking/lower back. He said my best bet is more of a physical therapy approach that might be able to improve my gait. So later next week I have a referral for that.
For prayer requests, right now if feels like we have so many needs. That I not get too sick, that the temodar works and my chewing and swallowing improves, and mostly that I can keep an upbeat attitude.
I was reminded again this week as I sat getting my chemo on Monday that I wouldn't trade places with anyone. A couple older ladies there who had been fighting cancer for years, telling me some of their life experiences. Lets just suffice it to say that I'm thankful for the parents God gave me.
Thanks again for all your prayers,
Derek & Leann