1 Radiation Treatment Left!

So tomorrow (Thursday, 12/29) will be my last radiation treatment.  Yeah!  Yeah!  Yeah!  After tomorrow morning, I can officially say 28 down, 0 to go!  Early on I never thought I would make it through 28 treatments.  But I did it.

At my appointment this morning, the nurse called me a “short timer.”  I told the Radiation Techs – who I have grown to enjoy every morning – not to take this personally but I can’t wait to not see them every morning.  So, what should I wear tomorrow?  A cap and gown?  I feel like I am graduating.  Do you think I will cry?  Or will I run out of there with a smile on my face?  It’s all sort of surreal, to be honest.

I still look like I have a mild sunburn on my right breast, although have recently been told by the Radiation Oncologist and the Radiation Techs that my skin looks good.  It sounds like they think I am holding up well against the radiation treatment.  That’s good news.

Next steps:  I’ve been told I have to schedule a follow-up appointment with the Radiation Oncologist 6 weeks post radiation.  It sounds like it’s a quick exam of my skin.  I will get that appointment on the books tomorrow before I leave their office.

After my appointment in the morning, Ed, Gracie and I (and the cats) will be driving to Pensacola, FL where we will ring in the new year!  Here’s to 2012!  Wishing everyone a happy and HEALTHY new year!

 

Comments

  1. Lisa McIlvoy (Millen) says:

    Yay Meredith!!! I am so happy for you. I am sure you are ready to leave 2011 behind you. All the best to you in the coming year! Cheers!!!

    Lisa

  2. You have been so brave! You are my hero. MOM

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