Hey all I just want to thank you for all the words of encouragement and for your thoughtfulness. I'm sorry for not responding to everyone's comments, it's been up and down with the treatments. All things considered, chemotherapy has been going well. I did get phlebitis in my right arm though (drawing arm) from one of the treatments and it's been a slow painful recovery. Isn't that a kick in the pants? The arm to get phlebitis and it's the one I use to work, but refusing to lay down and be useless I draw through the pain. I will not be denied my dream!
Some things I've been working on when I've felt up to it: and all are pretty much a work in progress
Again I want to say thank you, your comments mean a lot. It's interesting when bad things happen in your life, it really puts it in perspective of who your real friends are or even people you hardly know that really do care. They're the ones stepping up to the plate providing comfort and help in any area.
My wife has been awesome through this entire process, I don't know what I would do if she wasn't by my side. I'm not the one to just lay down and want people to feel sorry for me so I'm constantly pushing myself but Lori's there to keep me grounded. On a good day (well I thought) I was thinking hey you know I feel pretty good I think I'll do some push ups to get the blood flowing....bad idea. Took me 3 hours to recover from being sick hahaha, needless to say Lori made it clear I shouldn't be doing things like that.
So please bear with me on responding to you I really appreciate it. I hope all is well with you, keep pushing forward! Shoot some good news my way too, I always like to hear good news happening to people.