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Thursday, May 7, 2009

I'm Doing OK

My follow up is tomorrow and yet, I am doing ok. I normally go into full on panic mode before these check ups. That's not to say I haven't been feeling different symptoms. I think I always do I am just much more aware of it right before a check up. My ECHO is at 11 a.m. For those that haven't been following that long I am having an ECHO because while I was sick I had a whole lot of fluid around my heart. The doctor said it was all part of the tumor/Hodgkin's but initially they were all quite panicked that it was a preexisting thing which scared me to death. They decided it would go away after I got better but they never have checked. I am hoping to get a good result.

I am also having a CAT scan. My last scan of any kind was February 2008. I have had good clean checkups since then but that's just blood work. It all comes out great. So this time I am having an actual scan. I am pretty anxious. I have a feeling they may be able to tell me more about my thyroid too which has been enlarged for years. They used to blame it for my symptoms which is why I went so long misdiagnosed.

Anyway I am pretty anxious yet doing remarkable good. I am not feeling too insane today. haha My day will start very early as we have a very long drive. I may not get back around to the blog tomorrow so I appreciate all thoughts and prayers!


Melissa said...

I will be thinking of you, and hoping it all goes well.

Sherri said...


Thinking about you today and hoping it is not too exhausting.

Angela said...

Wishing you all of the luck in the world tomorrow!

Split Rock Ranch said...

Thoughts and prayers coming out to you! Here's a HUGE hug to help you feel better. ;o) Hope all goes well.

Laura said...

My thoughts are with you.

Unknown said...

I have followed your blog for quite some time and, I must say, that I admire your strength. I was my sister-in-laws caregiver at Hope Lodge (Cleveland Clinic) for 8 weeks when she developed host vs graft disease after a bone marrow transplant. She was strong like you...I was a mess! I will be thinking of and praying for you during your tests! God Bless.

Liza said...

I hope everything's alright with you. Happy Mother's Day Sandi!!!

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