Dripped On and At


For the past week it has rained; It has rained hard. It has rained gently. It has drizzled. It has teemed down. It has teamed up with the wind to wreck umbrellas and soak the holders. By the time a car door could be opened, the rain had blown in to saturate the seats. In short, everything is soggy.

Today (make that yesterday, now) most of day was taken up with the second session of Chemo, just after I was all frisky again. Another form of drips.
I suppose this may tend to make me scarce again for a while.
For a continuation of the treatment, I was given lessons in how to use a hypodermic syringe at home, daily. Much Better Half adamantly refused to be involved in any such lessons
At the end of the session, I gave a little jump for joy when freed, to the wonder of other patients and the amusement of the staff.

© December 2019 Colonialist

 

About colonialist

Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies. Recently Indie Publishing has been added to this list.
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38 Responses to Dripped On and At

  1. libraschild says:

    just catching up after months away (loved your santa repost btw) and wishing you all the best with the chemo etc…

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  2. da-AL says:

    Sending you my very best for a speedy, easy recovery, my friend. I went thru cancer in 2007 — all behind me now as I hope it will be for you very soon. If you’re interested in reading about how it went for me, just type ‘cancer’ into search bar on my site.

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  3. Maureen venables says:

    Your attitude is an inspiration to us all👏

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  4. Sterkte vir jou en jou hele gesin, Lesley ❤

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  5. nicolaavery says:

    Hope side effects not too awful

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  6. perdebytjie says:

    Jy is ‘n inspirasie met jou positiewe houding.Baie sterkte en hou aan om jou humoristiese versies te skryf.

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  7. Good to see you smiling

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  8. Fletcher says:

    Wish you a speedy and easy recovery

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  9. All the best for you and keep on surprising all.

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  10. Glad to see your smile and tache is still intact, Col. Sending best wishes. 🤗

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  11. disperser says:

    So, the mustache glue is working, I see. Good.

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  12. SueW says:

    Rain- Are you sure you don’t live in Yorkshire?

    Is the needle intended for home chemo? Do they not leave a cannula in place?
    You are looking well.

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  13. Arkenaten says:

    Looking good , Mister N. A big drip, in fact.

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  14. equinoxio21 says:

    Yu look in good spirits. I see the moustache is still resisting… 🙂

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  15. Wishing you well. How many sessions have you got in total?

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  16. elspethc says:

    You have such a good attitude, may it serve you now.

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