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Forum: The Golden Years 09-11-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,028
Posted By weezie
Hi all- Hope you're having a pleasant day. ...

Hi all-

Hope you're having a pleasant day.

Doris, to clarify, I only have chemo every day for one week, then 3 weeks off. I'm in a resting phase now. DH just finished his chemo and radiation....
Forum: The Golden Years 09-09-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By weezie
Hi all- Ginny, so glad you sold and hope you...

Hi all-

Ginny, so glad you sold and hope you really like the new place.

Had my paracentesis this morning - feel much, much better.

Now off for a nap. Couldn't sleep last night so I'm...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-07-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By weezie
Hi all- In answer to your question, Doris,...

Hi all-

In answer to your question, Doris, no treatments today. Doctor's office is closed for Labor Day. He was on call this weekend, thank heavens. I had to adjust my pain meds because the...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-05-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,261
Posted By weezie
This was the first Adriana Trigiani book I've...

This was the first Adriana Trigiani book I've read and I really liked it. Will look for more of hers at the library.

Now getting back to The Kite Runner. I love the writing style - just not sure...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-05-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,185
Posted By weezie
Hi all- Glad Gabe is having fun fishing. ...

Hi all-

Glad Gabe is having fun fishing. Wish I had some of that salmon. My step-nephew grew up in Port Angeles and always had his salmon smoked and canned, then gave it as holiday treats/gifts....
Forum: The Golden Years 09-04-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,261
Posted By weezie
Has anyone read The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana...

Has anyone read The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani? It's about Italians coming to turn of the century America. So far I'm liking it.
Forum: The Golden Years 09-04-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By weezie
Sending prayers for your mother, Doris. If this...

Sending prayers for your mother, Doris. If this is the end, 102 is a very good age. If not, godspeed her healing. Hugs to you and yours.

Off to treatment at 10:30. DH has a gig tonight which...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-03-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By weezie
Well, so far so good. Having quite a bit of...

Well, so far so good. Having quite a bit of pain, but okay otherwise. They are checking my electrolytes to see if that had anything to do with it. thanks for all the good wishes.

Mary, thanks...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-02-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,124
Posted By weezie
Hi all- I had a bad reaction to my chemo...

Hi all-

I had a bad reaction to my chemo this afternoon. It felt as if my arms and legs were going into a spasm - they didn't, thankfully. If it gets worse I'm to go to the ER. So far so good. ...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-01-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By weezie
What a difference a nice nurse makes! Things...

What a difference a nice nurse makes! Things were delayed today because Maggie's password wouldn't work on the medicine cabinet and she had to wait for tech support to come reprogram it. But, what...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-31-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By weezie
Hi all- Had a lovely visit from my high...

Hi all-

Had a lovely visit from my high school friend Betsy and her partner Yogi on Saturday. They stayed overnight in Portland ME then drove down here. Both of them live in Washington County,...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-26-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By weezie
Good morning all- Feeling better today -...

Good morning all-

Feeling better today - more energy after 2 units of blood transfused. Today's complaint is mouth sores (from chemo). Can't use a brush to clean my teeth - using a Q-tip and...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-24-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 911
Posted By weezie
hi all- Had a rough weekend. My hemoglobin...

hi all-

Had a rough weekend. My hemoglobin is way down (7.4) so i'll need a transfusion. Thought it could be done today but all they did was check my blood type. They do it every time, which...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-22-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By weezie
Hi all, Well I had my chemo yesterday and it...

Hi all,

Well I had my chemo yesterday and it was so refreshing to have Maggie doing it. She's not just nice, but really knowledgeable which helps considerably. We reviewed my blood counts and my...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-21-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,261
Posted By weezie
Loretta, both Bob and I have a ton of books. ...

Loretta, both Bob and I have a ton of books. Most of mine are cookbooks, craft books (mostly painting technique. needlework, and building doll house furniture and doll houses), and art books. Bob...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-20-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By weezie
Hi all- I had a paracentesis this morning...

Hi all-

I had a paracentesis this morning (to drain fluid from my abdomen). They got about 3.7 liters (9 lbs on the scale!). I felt so much better afterward. I'm still having major pain from my...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-17-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,261
Posted By weezie
Doris, I know exactly what you mean! I just love...

Doris, I know exactly what you mean! I just love bookstores and libraries. Got spoiled living in Greenwich Village in the heyday of small, privately owned bookstores. There are still a very few...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-17-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By weezie
I think I'm leaning toward getting a tablet - it...

I think I'm leaning toward getting a tablet - it has more versatility. And, by the way, Doris, Barnes & Noble still has Nooks - they are a variation on the Samsung tablet.
Forum: The Golden Years 08-16-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By weezie
OT: Kindle or tablet or ?

Hi all-

I'm thinking about buying a Kindle. It would be great to have something so portable to take with me to chemo.

For those of you who have a Kindle, Nook, or tablet, which would you...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-16-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,261
Posted By weezie
Loretta, I love Lee Child, especially the Jack...

Loretta, I love Lee Child, especially the Jack Reacher books. DH Bob introduced me to him - he's a real fan and now I am, too. Mary, I like J.A. Jance as well. Have read most of her books. Also...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-14-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By weezie
Babette, in answer to your question, yes I have...

Babette, in answer to your question, yes I have wet the bed a couple of times. Both times I blame it on medication. Once I was on a diuretic and had not emptied my bladder completely before going...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-12-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,261
Posted By weezie
I did read all 3 volumes of 50 Shades of Grey and...

I did read all 3 volumes of 50 Shades of Grey and got mad at it because of the endless repetition. Can't remember what it was but the same thought/expression was used over and over by one of the...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-12-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,261
Posted By weezie
I'm rereading a couple of titles from the...

I'm rereading a couple of titles from the Gaslight Mystery series by Victoria Thompson, which I really like. Her protagonist, Sarah Brandt, is a midwife in turn-of-the-century New York City. ...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-11-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By weezie
Doris, I know what you mean! Not much sleep last...

Doris, I know what you mean! Not much sleep last night.

Today we take Tara in to be spayed, then radiation for Bob and chemo for me.

Have a lovely day everyone!

-Louise
Forum: The Golden Years 08-09-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By weezie
Forgot to mention that my good friend Maggie is...

Forgot to mention that my good friend Maggie is in India. Her company will be outsourcing her department to India and she was asked to go over to train people. Her job will end at the end of...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-09-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By weezie
Doris, are you thinking of Carmel, CA, or Carmel,...

Doris, are you thinking of Carmel, CA, or Carmel, NY? The monastery is in/near Carmel, NY.
Forum: The Golden Years 08-09-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By weezie
Forgot to add this factoid: In Carmel, the...

Forgot to add this factoid:

In Carmel, the largest indoor statue of the Buddha in the Western Hemisphere resides at the Chuang Yen Monastery. Standing 37 feet tall, it is surrounded by 10,000...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-09-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By weezie
Read all about it: Escape from Alcatraz!!! ...

Read all about it: Escape from Alcatraz!!!

Just kidding. The kittens figured out how to open the bedroom door and even with heavy things piled in front of it managed to open it enough to get...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-07-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By weezie
Mary, that is excellent news! As Doris suggests,...

Mary, that is excellent news! As Doris suggests, and maybe you could teach them to cook some of your favorite Japanese dishes. I'm sure you'll find ways to fill up the time.
Forum: The Golden Years 08-07-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By weezie
Hi all- A late post but wanted to give you...

Hi all-

A late post but wanted to give you my good news. My local oncologist, Dr. D said okay to continuing on Ixempra, at least until my Foundation One results can be reviewed. I am so...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-05-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By weezie
Hi all- Well, no chemo today. My doctor...

Hi all-

Well, no chemo today. My doctor reviewed my PET scan results with me and while the Ixempra has reduced existing tumors, it also allowed new growth in some of my lymph nodes. So Dr. D (my...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-05-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By weezie
Good morning all, Thank you for all the...

Good morning all,

Thank you for all the encouragement. I really appreciate it. It is a lovely day here and the high is only supposed to be 83, much cooler than it has been.

Bob had a gig last...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-03-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By weezie
Hi all- I saw Dr. Burke at NY Presbyterian...

Hi all-

I saw Dr. Burke at NY Presbyterian today. He has ordered a Foundation One test on the tumor samples from my initial surgery. In layman's terms, this will offer genetic profiling that...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-02-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By weezie
Mary, I love Jeffery Deaver and the Lincoln Rhyme...

Mary, I love Jeffery Deaver and the Lincoln Rhyme books! So well done. Will look into the Terry Goodkind books. The name is very familiar. Haven't read sci-fic/fantasy for awhile but I enjoy the...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-02-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By weezie
Hi all- I was planning to go with DH to his...

Hi all-

I was planning to go with DH to his gig tonight in Middletown, NY, but since my friend Janice decided to stay home I think I will too. Need to rest up before I make the trip to NYC...
Forum: The Golden Years 08-02-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,261
Posted By weezie
I'm currently reading Storm Front by "Richard...

I'm currently reading Storm Front by "Richard Castle." This is part of a series of books that are supposedly written by Richard Castle from the TV show "Castle." They don't disclose who the real...
Forum: The Golden Years 07-30-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By weezie
Sheesh, Michele, that's HOT! Got our...

Sheesh, Michele, that's HOT!

Got our veggie box today and am planning around it. Going to make roasted tomato soup with chick peas and swiss chard, tzatziki (Greek cucumber & yogurt sauce/dip),...
Forum: The Golden Years 07-28-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 948
Posted By weezie
Susan, so very sorry to hear your news. I...

Susan, so very sorry to hear your news. I realize it's for the best but that doesn't make it any easier.
Forum: The Golden Years 07-28-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,261
Posted By weezie
Doris, I'd never even heard of "Reminisce"...

Doris, I'd never even heard of "Reminisce" magazine before you mentioned it.

I glanced at their website this morning and was bemused by the article on cars. DH can identify the year, make and...
Forum: The Golden Years 07-27-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 827
Posted By weezie
Good morning all- A sticky day today with...

Good morning all-

A sticky day today with thunderstorms in the forecast this afternoon. It did rain a tiny bit yesterday but we could use a good soaking.

Susan, I quickly learned to put a...
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