Sep 05, 2012 - 4:51 am
Well, treatment is coming to the end, only 5 more rads and 1 chemo!!! Oh, I'm soooooooo glad that soon it will be over. He is having hard times now with all the pain in his mouth. He eats liquid foods (soups, Prosure, milk), takes pain meds and anti nausea meds, sleeps every afternoon after he comes home from radiation. Overall he is doing pretty well. That's what his rad onc doctor said yesterday.
So, he will finish his treatment next Wednesday and then he will have a check up a month after that. And of course then 3 months later.
His neck is red, burned and with some blisters on the side of the neck where that big lymph node was. But as I said, overall he is doing really good.
He was also hospitalized for 2 weeks because of dehydration - but nothing serious. He got some IV fluids which really helped him and he was very satisfied with that. He felt better when he was in the hospital because they cared about him really good.
He is a bit moody sometimes and nervous from all that pain, but it is normal....
Thank you for all your support, you're all wonderful people who are helping me a lot!
So, I wanted to post this for all who're going thru the same or are just about to begin with treatment. It is doable!!