Welcome to my blog dedicated to my Journey with Teal....Ovarian Cancer. This blog is where I will make updates to my treatments and tests....hoping to keep blog friends updated and answer any questions from visitors. I did not pick this journey, but am doing the best I know how to walk strong and gracefully, with my Lord's continual strength!

Thursday, May 16, 2013

New chemo today

All my tests finally got finished and I was approved for the new chemo treatment.  I received my first dose today.  I can be on this regimen up to a year if it works for me and I get it every three weeks.  No in between dr. visits!!  Woo Hoo!!

We are so hopeful for this med.  I saw my oncologist co worker today...He is another fabulous doctor and he was so encouraging to me.  It came just when I needed it.

I will keep you all posted on how I feel.  I must admit the last week has been a bit stressful.....all the tests and all....but I am feeling good now.

13 comments:

Beth said...

Praying for you, Ceekay. You have an amazing positive outlook and I'm sure that's helped you over these past few years.
Blessings, Beth

Darlene said...

Your strength is incredible. I have not commented on your blog in a very long time and did not on a regular basis. You follow Ashley as do I and I wanted to see how you are doing. I have not posted to my blog in over a year as I have been posting to a photo site and enjoying my photography more than I ever have even with my own medical issues that are not life threatening but limit me in my life. I have a good friend from Elementary School who battled Colon Cancer and was Cancer free for 4 years then her cancer came back, lung, kidney and liver. She did various Chemo treatments but she became so sick that she finally stopped it this year. She soon started having problems seeing and using one side of her body a couple of months ago and a tumor was found on her brain stem. Radiation was used and did not make any difference and she was maxed out as to how much they could use. She has opted to do no more Chemo as she can talk and eat and does not throw up constantly and does not have diarrhea constantly. Her oncologist said she will eventually be bed ridden and pass away. Another friend and I have kept in touch with her and trial was mentioned but not by her Dr. by our other friend. Her Dr never mentioned this to her and I do not know if there is a trial option. How does one find out about trials? So glad you are feeling good now. What a rough road Cancer is and sometimes a very long one, just seems to depend on how ones body reacts to various treatments and how good their Drs and support are. Thank you for reading this and I wish the very best for you.

Gayla said...

I'm glad you were approved. Always the best to you from me. Love being your blog friend.

Blondie's Journal said...

I'm happy to hear you so positive! Of course I will be praying for you and hoping you have very few, if any side effects. You must be thrilled to not have that long drive so often.

Much love,

XO,
Jane

Ceekay-THINKIN of HOME/Doublewide Decor said...

Darlene....I hope you stop back....I looked for an email....my oncologist sent me to the trial doctor. But your friend might want to ask if this could be an option for her. She needs to do it soon, because they will not accept her if she is too sick. Keep me posted...Ceekay

Sweet Meanderings said...

I'm looking forward to good results! Praying for you as always.
Candy

Vee said...

Good news that you were accepted for this new med! Praying that it works beautifully for you without any unpleasant side effects. You are an amazing gal and certainly not a wimp.

Darlene said...

Thank you for responding to me. Been thinking about my friend so much today and wanted to see if you had replied to what I said. I thank you for doing so. solemdarlene@yahoo.com

Rettabug said...

Its good to know you are doing well after your trip. I hope it continues so that you tolerate this new round of meds. Your stalwart resolve & the way you handle whatever is given to you amazes & inspires me so much. I doubt that I would be so strong in the face of such trials.

Hang in there, Honey & enjoy every single day to the fullest. After all, it is all any of us gets for sure...just one day.

Mega gentle hugs,
Rett

Mary Clark said...

I'm so glad to hear this, wonderful news. Glad the coworker doc was so encouraging. I've got your name in my prayer journal and I pray for you every day. Hugs ~ Mary

The Quintessential Magpie said...

I'm so glad to hear this, Ceekay! PRAISE GOD!

XO,

Sheila

Linda Primmer said...

CeeKay, you are such an inspiration. Prayers are being said for you as you go through these sessions. Encouraging words along the way too. Hugs and luv, Linda

Delisa said...

Hi Ceekay! I'm so happy for you that you were okayed for the new treatment and that you won't have to be going in to the doctor as often. I think of you often and keep you in my prayers. I gain so much encouragement from your example of strength and endurance. Your story has touched my heart very deeply.

I also really enjoy reading your other blog too. You have the cutest trailer! I absolutely love all the touches you have given to it. You are a very talented decorator and it looks so homey and peaceful! Have a lovely weekend ahead. With Love, Delisa :)