Simple Sunday

It’s quiet here. We’ve been to the infusion center for B’s platelets so that’s good. He’s having quite a bit of trouble with mouth sores which we think was from a certain antibiotic, not the chemo. But still it’s uncomfortable and it’s going to take a bit to heal with his WBC so low.  He’s on a different antibiotic so hopefully, that will kick in soon.

Other than that, I went to the gym for a short workout.

I’ve been in the living room zone as that is only today and tomorrow. Then the next zone starts on the 1st, which would be the entryway, dining room and something else.

Since our table is in our living room I do that area when I do the LR zone.  I’m doing a bit deeper clean( wiping all shelves and baseboards) since it’s the first of the year.

I’m going to cook an organic turkey roast for dinner along with some stuffing and peas. Nothing fancy, just using up stuff from the freezer. In January, I’m doing a no spend month and freezer clean out. The no spend is just nothing other than food and essential things like cat food. I’ve spent quite a bit in December in foodstuff mainly because I went to Costco twice. I usually go to Costco once a month. So that was definitely more expensive.

This week I have a dental cleaning and B has his appts. If he spikes a fever with these mouth sores he needs to go the ER, so let’s hope he doesn’t. But if he did at least he would get intravenous antibiotic which would accelerate healing his mouth sores. Still, let’s hope not.

 

3 thoughts on “Simple Sunday

  1. I have had Biotene mouthwash HIGHLY recommended for mouth sores.

    Also, the book “What to Eat During Cancer Treatment” is great – organized by symptoms in that they have a recipes for when you are enduring diarrhea, another for mouth sores, etc. the E-book for this has been wonderful for us during the height of treatment.

    • Thanks, he did go get some Biotene. This is a pretty extreme case of mouth sores and we’re not sure if it was the Bactrium reaction or chemo. But the chemo round was over around 10 days ago and the mouth sores started the next day of the Bactrim.

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