A Good Way to End It
So I may have spent part of the day in an oncology office and chemo room, but it was a great day. Not only did I feel fantastic, but chemo only took 3 hours instead of the regular 4.5. I could feel everyone's prayers. Thank you so much for all the emails and Facebook messages, not to mention my friend and her husband who fasted for me yesterday. It really was lovely, and I could feel God's presence.
My parents are in town, and they took me to for my treatment and then ran around shopping with Rory. After I finished, we went to Rose Pepper, a Mexican restaurant I'd been wanting to try, and then I introduced them to Jeni's ice cream. Uncle Michael was even able to join us.
We finished up the day with soccer practice and a soccer scrimmage. And while today has been kind of icky, yesterday was wonderful.
Here are a few pictures from the day.
Me and my sweet, cute chemo nurse Sara. She is such a big part of my cancer experience. She is compassionate and on top of her game. We're the same age, have both struggled with infertility (although as you can see from her cute belly she is no longer struggling), her sister-in-law is currently undergoing the same treatment that Becky did for breast cancer, we are both passionate about Harry Potter, and the list could go on. I feel as if I gained a friend, and I am going to miss seeing her on a regular basis.
Rory showing off my Jeni's ice cream cone. That is wildberry lavendar on top and passion fruit on the bottom. Seriously SO good.
Rory ate dark chocolate ice cream, and it is most definitely going to be my next flavor when we go back. It was truly amazing!
I think mom enjoyed the unique flavors a little more than my dad. :)
Uncle Michael would like you to know that he did not eat ice cream with both hands; he's just holding my cone while I snapped pictures. His ice cream choice was cherry lambic and that flavor received two thumbs up.
If you can't tell, Rory really enjoyed that chocolate ice cream.
Grandma and Rory drew ice cream cones on the chalkboard.
Camden's camera work at soccer practice. I kind of love this picture.
Did I ever mention that Rory's team name is the Sharks and that she chose the name? This is the hand motion her coach came up with for the team to signify sharks. They are so cute to watch. Oh, and we WON this scrimmage game, and, yes, Rory scored almost all the goals.
Rory's new friend Abram. He is the coach's son. I feel so blessed to have met the coach's wife and their children - A is adopted from Kazakstan and E from Korea! How neat is that. We don't get to make many connections like this in our small county.
Stay tuned for a really fun picture and give away tomorrow!