Monday, December 22, 2008

A Wish From Me to You!

Just wanted to wish each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas!

The remaining days before Christmas are going to be busy ones for me. Tomorrow is a CHEMO DAY and I still have several things left to do. I promised myself I WOULD NOT procrastinate but hey, sometimes life just happens that way! I was very sick last week from chemo treatment side effects...all of Friday and most of Saturday went by just like that...and I barely got out of bed. I missed a big Christmas party for my husband's side of the family on Saturday, which was kind of disappointing. Thankfully I felt much better by that evening. I'm learning to be REALLY grateful for the moments I DO feel well these days. I think that's what I'm disliking the very most about this part of the chemo - ya just never know quite HOW you're gonna be feeling. At least with the first 4 treatments, it all seemed to happen like clockwork.

My eyebrows and eyelashes are now going BUH-BYE. It's a funny thing how you just seem to "make peace" with each stage of the journey. Also how you can find a little bit of humor with things in this how goofy is it that MY HAIR is starting to grow back but now I'm losing the brows & lashes?! So many days I wish I could just stop this ride and get off!

Anyhow, be sure to hug the ones you love a little bit tighter. Take a little more time to reflect on all you have to be grateful for. Most of all, don't take life for granted. Enjoy the Christmas holiday!


  1. Michelle - Merry Christmas to you, my friend! Although our cirumstances are very different, I do understand about not knowing how you are going to feel. That is when you learn not to really plan on anything!!

    Not taking anything for granted this Christmas. It is a joy to get to do all the mundane things, isn't it?

    Love to you,

  2. Happy Holidays to you and your family!

  3. Merry Christmas Michelle!!
    May the New Year bring you complete Health, Hair, Happiness, Peace, Love and JOY.

  4. Merry Christmas Michelle ~ Enjoy the precious moments with your family!

    Lots of hugz,

  5. Just dropping in to wish you a Merry Christmas!!

    Jan & Tom

  6. Happy New Year Michelle. I'm so glad you posted this. You are so right about not taking anyone or anything for granted. I want to be thankful for my health and for every moment with my loved ones. Bless you sweetie. Kathi


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