I was planning on posting my regular Wednesday price matching and meal plan, but it has been a week.
On Monday, Brian started his first interferon infusion treatment. He got chilled and started shaking and had a headache. They gave him some medicine to stop shaking and I had to drive him home.
A dear friend also had her baby by c-section at 7am in the morning. I went to the hospital to see them and I got to hold him for a little while. I started patting him bottom and swaying with him. Do you do that? I can’t help it when I hold babies. They were both beautiful.
Another dear friend, who was not due until the end of the month, went into labor. She delivered monday night around 7pm. She had a health baby girl. The funny thing is, both of these women are in my book club and they had their babies on the same day 12 hours apart!
I also got a call that another friend from church lost her husband Monday morning. He had been battling thyroid cancer and went home to the Lord Monday morning.
Monday, I felt like a call center between phone calls and texts it was nuts! I did have time to throw some chicken sausages on the grill, roast some potato slices and saute brussels sprouts with bacon and walnuts.
So on Tuesday, I drove my Mother-in-Law down to the oncologists office to she could sit with Brian and see what they all did (she is a nurse). I talked with my friends who had their new babies, ran to the store, and picked up my library card (yes, we have been here over a year and I am just getting one now). I ran back home to make Southwest eggrolls, guacamole, and corn chowder. Brian did better, they pre-hydrated him, then slowed the infusion time down and post-hydrated him. No shakes. But still chills, sweats and aches.
Today, I took my Father-in-Law to a yin yoga class, and then headed to the funeral for my husband’s friend. This afternoon we took the kids over to the mall to play for a little while and then came home to have pasta in mozzarella sauce and topped with a Bolognese. Again Brian seemed ok again today, same symptoms.
It’s been an emotional three days this week and I was thinking back over our wedding vows. Our anniversary is in a week and the same flew by. But the vows have been ringing through my head the past few months: