Giddy-up…Ready for Chemo #2

It’s hard to believe that 3 weeks has passed already and that I am set for my next chemo infusion tomorrow. My hair is falling out in patches so my kick ass crew cut has turned into something that more closely resembles a style from a concentration camp.  And while I’ve tried to hurry the hair loss process along with some duct tape it remains very patchy and unattractive.  My spirit has been down these past two days and I have a lot of anxiety for this next round. But, I must face it and will take the side effects as they come. One day at a time. I’ve been drinking water these last 3 weeks like I am about to face a drought and it has really helped my veins. Each blood draw has been a piece of cake…apparently I’ve lived these last few years in a constant state of dehydration. 🙂 This is a pretty quick update. I’ll let you know how it goes when I’m up to it.

Specific prayer requests:

–       Again, that they would get the IV on the first try. I’m getting spoiled now.

–       That I my anxiety would ease in remembering God’s provision and faithfulness.



20 thoughts on “Giddy-up…Ready for Chemo #2

  1. Totally agree with the comment above Lynnea… you are beauitful inside and out! Sorry to hear you are feeling down, can imagine it is a difficult time. Will keep your spirits & your strength in my prayers and hope to see you when I am back from Seattle!

    Duct tape… wow, you are tough!!!!

  2. Sending you all the positive energy i have and i hope tomorrow everything goes welll …. Btw loved the blond hair for queens day!!!

  3. Try a lint roller to get those really short hairs left behind by the razors. It’s a tad more gentle than duct tape 😉 Sending good thoughts and strength for your second treatment. You can totally do this!

  4. I’ll be thinking of you and praying for your specific requests! Sending you love and positive thoughts. xoxo

  5. Thinking of you Lynnea! Wishing I could come over and hang out with you. You are beautiful and strong. Strong and beautiful! Good luck with this next round. xxx

  6. I am covering you with prayer Lynnea. Try to stay busy. Remember it won’t always be this way.
    Love you!

  7. Thinking of you and praying for strength and a calm spirit as you go to your next treatment. You can do this! Each difficult moment gets you one step closer to being healed and putting this behind you. Stay strong!

  8. A stunning face (and personality) can rock any hair-do! We are praying for tomorrow!

    ~Jess/Mike/friends & family

  9. Lynnea, You don’t know me, but my niece, Mardee Coyle Austin told me about your blog. You see, I recently found out I have breast cancer in my left breast. You have given me much hope. I also will go to chemo tomorrow, for my first time. I will lift you up in prayer for tomorrow. Our God is bigger than all this. I couldn’t do this without him. Thank you for sharing your journey. I hope you don’t mind me riding along. Carol Hughes

    • I never mind people riding along. That’s what this is for. I’m so sorry that you now have to face this but it is truly one day at a time. Good luck with your first infusion. I will pray for you also. xoxo L

  10. Duct tape … Red Green would be proud!! Everyday – when we rise and when we retire – we pray specifically for your physical battle – that the cocktail is doing its work; for your mind, and; for your authentic spirit … and we wrap it all in love. Sharon & Glen

  11. Thinking of you and Jon as you head into round #2. I’ll be praying for strength, endurance, and healing. And that they get the IV on the first stick! Love, Leah

  12. Thinking of you and sending our love and hugs from Denmark to give you two strenght and energy! Take care and see you soon Meirav and Ishay

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