My sense of smell has gone overboard during the week after chemo. Last week I banned the antibacterial spray in the toilet from being used in the house. Just one spray had me gagging. Yuck. Reminds me of when I had bad morning sickness. I feel so nauseous over the slightest thing, even when it comes to taking the anti-nausea tablets lol
Hoping this chemo will be kinder to me. Tonight I feel so tired. Waiting almost for the side effects to kick in. NOT nice. I have a raging chemo headache, my feet and legs are swollen (haven't had this before) and some burning in my bladder (I know too much info lol but if you want to read my blog that's what you get). Hoping the burning isn't the start of an infection and fever. Will see how I go tonight.
Another very annoying side effect that has hit me over the last week is watery eyes and a runny nose that drips out of the blue. My eyes are so bloodshot and the sides of my eyes are raw from the irritaion. I have had this problem a few times after the last few chemos but this last time it looks like its here to stay. The GP prescribed drops and a spray yesterday and today the oncologist told they wouldn't help at all. A waste of twenty dollars I couldn't afford.One of the chemos they are giving me causes this and it can last a while after chemo finishes. People think I am crying all the time and it's even worse when I am outside in the wind.
One more chemo to go. Party time.
The last three days have been stinking hot with temps in the mid thirties. We reached 36 today. A change is coming through now and it's very windy. We have bush fires about an hour away and we are covered in dense smoke.
Thanks to all the lovely posts on my blog. Tony it was so nice to see you post (pity my little sister doesn't post often lol, although she always reads), How did Dylan go on his first day of childcare. Sarah I would love for you to email me. It is very inspiring and helps me heaps to get through each treatment and procedure. Thanks.