21.12.15

Excellent prognosis, Yule and Santa

I got the most wonderful news today.  Somewhere in between doctor appointments and exams and worrying about hypothyroidism and rai I was let know my condition is treatable and I am going to be okay.  Of course we won't really know till it's done and I will have to check it every six months, but things seem as good as it could possibly be. I am still confused about the potential of metastasis into the lymph nodes. If I understood correctly it hasn't spread there but again we will be sure after the myriad of tests that await me. Currently I am trying to find the first possible appointment for the treatment because the longer I wait without hormones the sicker I get.
 The only downside is that I also found out that because of a radioactive exam  I will have to spend 20 days in the row away from my lovely baby and husband.  I have tried to explain her as simply as possible and in the calmest manner. I am trying to make it seem as the most natural thing so she doesn't get scared. I am trying to focus on the silver lining.  Through hardships we learn and she will have to deal with the fact she can't see mommy for a while and perhaps balance out a little her separation anxiety.
  I don't know if I have mentioned it but when I first found out I begun crying over the fact I would have to be away from her for 10 days. Thank Goddess they didn't tell me right away 20. Through this experience I found out I have to deal with my separation anxiety too. I have been overwhelmed by the love people showed me.  I let a few of my closest people which is so unlike me(noone knew I had the surgery). I did it because it felt like I was facing the situation head on and not hiding from it and people surprised me.
But in the middle of this unsettling situation we are celebrating Yule with a lot of happiness,  laughter, gift giving, Santa and elf on shelf. She is so excited. She asked Santa for gummy bears, balloons,  cookies,  a pop up book, and a stuffed turtle. Although.... she asked Santa to send a pink fairy to bring the gifts because she is a little scared of him(weirdly enough!). And we have to bake a pink cake for the fairy and make a pink tea. Buying and hiding the gifts by the way was far more complicated than I could imagine! And it is quite possible she is on to us. I hope not!!
Blessed holidays to you all!

9 comments:

mxtodis123 said...

That's some good news for sure. I know how worried you are, and I admire your courage. I still have not gone for my sonogram. I am so fearful. I know it must be done, but I want to enjoy the holidays. This is the first celebrating with my entire family....even though they are miles away.
Mary

angela said...

Great news about your prognosis. Not so great about being away from your family for 20 days. But hopefully it means that you will swap twenty days for many many years. Blessed Yule. Summer solstice here and I'm busy cooking today xxx

Shadow said...

You are blessed, I am so so very happy to hear your wonderful news, put all aside and rejoice! Santa popped in early for you *wink*

Debra She Who Seeks said...

So glad to hear such a positive prognosis for you! Yes, 20 days away will be hard but what must be done, must be done. In the meantime, enjoy the Pink Fairy and all her gifts! That's such a cute stand-in for Santa and amazing that she has conjured her up all by her little self!

Magic Love Crow said...

I am happy to hear about the positive prognosis! You keep being you! You keep strong! Know we all love you and are sending healing prayers your way! I love the Pink Fairy! Big Hugs! Happy Yule and Merry Christmas!

Magaly Guerrero said...

Focusing on the good helps us deal with the not so wonderful. I think you're handling things brilliantly. I hope the exams come out well, and that the separation is not too terrible.

Merry Yule, my dear friend! ♥

Magic Love Crow said...

My friend, I forgot to answer your question about the suet balls. Yes, they are for the birds. Many people have different ways of making them. Suet, is animal fat. You can buy it, or use the fat from bacon. I strain it and then I poor it into the container. Then I put some sunflower seeds. Then some more fat. You do this all when the fat is hot. I put some peanuts in too. And, then put some string in the middle and put them in the freezer. When it's cold outside, (snowing), cut off the container, and you hang it up. The birds love it! It's good fat for them in the winter! I will take a picture, when I have them hanging on the feeder!

Leeanna said...

I'm finally getting to your blog. Whew! I am so glad to hear you have a great prognosis. A friend of my husband's had to go through the same thing. It was quite bothersome for him. He really missed his family. But he got through it with flying colors.

One good thing, you'll be your own little night light. :)

mahler76 said...

Πολύ χαίρομαι που η κατάσταση είναι αντιμετωπίσιμη. Καλά Χριστούγεννα, υγεία πάνω από όλα και να μην χρειαστεί για πολύ να μένεις μακριά από τους δικούς σου ανθρώπους :)