Yep... It's started.
The cycles are as follows. I will have four cycles of chemo. One treatment cycle is 3-4 hours a day being hooked up to an IV for 5 consecutive days. I will then have blood drawn at least once a week to monitor my blood counts. So far this week:
Monday got up when to treatment, went home feeling great with a slight metallic taste in my mouth. Sarah then went to go get nausea meds and I spiffed my bisects 6 or 7 times in the hour that it took Sarah to go get anti-puke meds. Once the meds were in me the evening was rather uneventful.
Tuesday was a very uneventful day. I kept in my meds and they gave me a headache.
Wednesday was not as enjoyable. As the chemo compounds it seems be getting harder and harder. At this point I have noticed a great loss in appetite and energy.
Thursday I went in today and slept most of the treatment. They also gave another type of anti puke drug that should help more.
This time has really been a blessing despite its shortfalls. Sarah and Isaac and I have all enjoyed the extra time that we have had to spend together. And I have found extra time to read in the Bible since treatment has started.
God has really planted Proverbs 16:9 in my head these last few months: The mind of man plans his ways, But the LORD directs his paths.