I was always told not to write on myself or the ink will poison my blood and I would get really sick. Uhm…no one seems to have told my team of Radiation Therapy Nurses.
I have a line drawn down my sternum. Kind of looks like an off kilter butt crack.
I think the nurses are going to be playing a game of Tetrus on my upper belly instead of doing Radiation Therapy as I have been lead to believe.
Maybe some drunken pirates couldn’t remember exactly WHERE “X” marked the spot on my map. I have an “X” in my left armpit and one to the front of my left underarm. This is where, I’m told, my lymph nodes are that are being treated. Likely story.
I have an “X” from last Friday when I went for my initial CT scan on the outside rear of my right side. A new one was added to the outside rear of my left side.
No one has even signed their artwork! Can you imagine that?!
I have been told that I will get a burn, similar to having been outside in the hot sun, before the week is out. I have been given a lotion that I have to use each night before I go to bed. The radiation is going to not only burn my skin, it will also dry it out. Hot damn! We are going to have some fun now. I also have a cleansing foam that I have to use on the area being radiated.
After I got home from my trek to downtown Oklahoma City for my first treatment, I spent a few hours working on my IKEA drawer sets. I’m liking how they are coming together. I was not so very sure about the color choices Pantone has put together, but now I do have to say they are quite pleasing to my eye. The colors I am using are in their “Grand Canyon” collection.
I’m going to keep working away on this project. I probably should be putting some things in the drawers as I get them finished. There are some drawers with contents inside, I just can’t remember what is in them right now. I may have to put some kind of fixture on the front with a label to remind me.
Well, off to my second radiation therapy session. I wonder if there will be more drawings made with the Sharpie?