You still seem intent on keeping your hairs I see?
(grinning)Well, as long as I possibly can doctor!
Well, I must say Mas, for a patient on chemotherapy, you're a top notch mate!
SubhanAllah. Alhamdulillah. Allahuakbar. It was my 6th dose today, and I got to meet Dr Morley in the morning whilst waiting for the ABVD drugs to arrive. He had just been back from a paternal break, having been blessed with a new baby girl last month. He was apparently impressed with how I'm responding with treatment thus far. So am I, in all honesty. How am I indebted to everyone who has never forgotten to remember yours truly in their dua's.
Today was not really the smoothest of days for the nurse. The female nurse who had five attempts on doing my cannulae about a month ago was the one in-charge today. And poor her, she tried her best but again failed to get the cannulae in after two attempts, and thought it was wise to request her fellow colleague to have a go. And they eventually did with the third attempt.
I mentioned in the past entry about the nausea I experienced even by only thinking about the ABVD drug. Gosh, today was a challenge holding myself from throwing up in front of all the other patients. I develop this horrible nausea in anticipation of the drugs being infused into my body. Reminds me of the Pavlov's experiment.
As I am now halfway through my treatment, I am due to have a CT scan sometime next week to get a better picture of my body's response to treatment. Another CT scan will also be repeated at the end of my 12th dose sometime in end of May, before they then decide with the next management.
Another testing week looming. May Allah make all matters easy, insya Allah.
p/s: Pisang dan Roy had kindly resumed responsibility with preparing foods for Monday. And as usual, knowing them for almost 3 years now, I don't only get to enjoy their foods but also their endless jokes and teasing. Memang partners in crime betul. Alhamdulillah, a few helpful Malaysians have also offered to prepare foods throughout the week, and may Allah reward them. Menunaikan hak yang terpundak ke atas diri setiap Muslim.
p/s2: I hope Jep is settling down fast in Down Under. It certainly wasn't easy when I first arrived in UK even with all the other friends along with me, so I must imagine how difficult it must be for him having to travel to Aussie all by himself. But he is definitely a man made of steel, and I'm sure he'll cope. Tapi dgr cerita meleleh juger air mata jantannyer kat epot, kantoi! =)