We’re hunkered down right now waiting for Hurricane Irma to get closer and make landfall. Although at the moment we’re out of the cone of (uncertainty, forecast cone or as we normally say the cone of death) the storm just needs to wobbles to the east again for everything can change. We’ve brought everything is inside that can be brought in. My brother put up shutters on my sliding glass doors and we’ve put down the shutters on the front of my house. We have a few uncovered windows which makes me nervous, but I’m hoping that as long as we don’t get a direct hit we’ll be okay.
I haven’t been too active blogging this week. I’ve mostly been busy trying to keep up with daily treatments and follow up appointments. Thursday and Friday the Cancer Institute moved up my appointments to the morning so it was a good thing I was off work. They really tried to squeeze in as many patients as possible. They told me that Monday the Institute is going to be closed. Tuesday is iffy. I’d be so blessed if that is true. If things can be back to normalish by Tuesday, I would be so happy. Happy not to miss more than one treatment session and happy that we have our lights back on after a few days. This week marks the end of Week #4. We’re two weeks away from finishing this round of treatment.
I posted the image from this morning that shows the cone off to the west because it may be good news for us, but it is not permanent. Things can change in a moment. It reminds me of cancer. You may feel okay, but that doesn’t mean you’ll be okay permanently. I am tolerating the treatment so far as well as I can. I’m thankful for that. Today my stomach is upset, digestion is off and I’m very lightheaded. I woke up in the middle of the night with vertigo and I’m very tired. My body is definitely telling me to cuddle up with my kindle or write on my blog to pass the time. This is a time to try and relax. Not to panic or get antsy. We’re in for a day or two of being inside and hunkered down.
We probably won’t know till Sunday night how bad this is going to be. So far we’ve had some brief bursts of wind and rain. Nothing severe. I’ve got my pillbox full for the next week and we’re trying to finish off whatever food we have in the fridge. The rest is going to be garbage. I’m going to put on my diffuser and breathe in some lavender and relax. Stay safe my fellow Floridians. The rest of you enjoy your weekend! I’ll update as soon as I can after the storm passes.