Friday, March 1, 2013

"Let's Get It Started, in here..." by the Black Eyed Peas


Hi Lolly friends!
Was at the hospital 8am to 4pm today. 
Not even a full day of work!

Surgery and port placement in the morning:
check, check.

Look at my booklet; i got a SMART PORT...
Glad I didn't get a dumb a** one.  Lol.

Chemo in the afternoon: check
Picture of me below working the pole.  Lol.

Met lots of nice people at Penn Medicine today!



All that talk of McDonald's in my post yesterday made my sister and i crave it, so we hit that on the way home.

At home now & elevating my leg... since leg swelling can be one the side effects of Gemcitabine. And i don't want cankles. Whoops: typo there.
I only have one leg, so it's a cankle. :o)

Going to take a quick nap. Will continue McDonald's story part deux afterwards.

Ya a la cama...  lots of love... little lisa lollipop


P.S. My pee pee already smells like chemo. Yuck!











26 comments:

  1. Lisa,
    Thinking of you and praying for you. You our definately the strongest person I know (shit, you were able to carry me on your shoulders). I hope a miracle comes your way.

    Jen (Hummel) Petroski

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    1. lol. i forgot about that - but even though you were taller, you were always a twig. Love to you in Btown (Bensalem)

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  2. As always beautiful, and always optimistic as it should, please infect us with joy, faith, hope and hugs and kisses

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  3. The port looks good on (in) you. You are too funny. Hope the side effects are not to bad. Stay Strong

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  4. Thinking of you, Lisa! Hope McDonald's was yummy!!!

    Jen Bish

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  5. I'm sure you don't remember us, but we had you as our Nurse a couple times when my Daughter, Abigail (Abba) was in CHOP in 2005. Just wanted you to know we are here and praying for you! Love & Hugs!

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  6. Praying for you!

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    1. Thanks Woody. I hope your prayers are being sung & with a guitar. They'll just sound even sweeter that way. :o)

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  8. We will keep you in our prayers. Hang in there.

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  9. Kate and Bill DelahantyMarch 1, 2013 at 9:15 PM

    Hi Lisa, you were our daughter, Erin's, nurse at CHOP in 2000. You always brought sunshine into our day! Thank you. We are keeping you in our prayers.

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  10. Thinking about you Lisa! And of course you look super cute and fabulous as always! Miss seeing you around CHOP!

    Andrea Sucic Hamburg :)

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  11. Hi Lisa you are and always have been an inspiring person keep up the smile...prayers coming your way always. Miss you Clarissa

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  12. Lisa - It's Chelsea Nodeland's mom. I found about what you're going through, and just cried for a half hour at work today. I know that's not the spirit in which you fight, but I had to let it out, because you're such a beautiful, amazing person who has touched the lives of so many people. You embrace each battle with humor and love and you're an inspiration to us all. We are all behind you 1000%. I want to share w/ you the quote hung outside Chelsea's door during transplant. To quote Dr. Seuss "I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind; some come from ahead and some from behind; but I've brought a big bat. I'm all you ready see. Now my troubles are going to have trouble w/ me" -Dr. Seuss. You've beaten the beast three times. You'll beat it the fourth. No one can conquer your amazing spirit. Sending you so much love and hugs Lisa and we're right beside you in this fight. XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO -Liz, Brian, Chris and Chelsea

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    1. I heart little Chelsea Nodeland and all of her family!

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  13. Thank you for including us on your journey. Love your writing! You are really funny! You are in my heart and thoughts. I am here if you need anything. Message me on FB, Jackie has my number.

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  14. I'm so glad everything went well today! I'm glad you got a smart port! Hopefully Hannah's is too! I hope you're resting this weekend. Lots of prayers!

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  15. Lisa, you are amazing. You helped us through many dark nights. Hugs, kisses, prayers.
    Kim fasarakis.....mercys mom

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    1. Thanks Kim. Love to you & Mercy. Give your hubby a hard time for me. Did you have any luck with your ebay sale? lol. :o)

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  16. Lisa, you are amazing. You helped us through many dark nights. Hugs, kisses, prayers.
    Kim fasarakis.....mercys mom

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  17. Dear Lisa,

    You´re in our prays. We think you are such a big star! Lot´s of hugs.

    Marc, Ilonka and Kaj X

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    1. Bedankt (the only word i know in Dutch too!) Hope this message finds you all well. Will never forget me attempting to read that children's book in Dutch to you. I miss your smiles. Lots of hugs back to you. Lisa

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  18. Stay strong. You can do this!

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  19. Hi Lisa, you were our son Kuba Schut nurse at CHOP in 2011/12
    You always brought sunshine into our day!
    Thank you.
    We are keeping you in our prayers.
    You are an amazing person!!
    Stay strong please!!!
    You can do this!

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    1. Bedankt. Love the the Schut family! :o)

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