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Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Well, the biopsy is done; I've had my morning coffee at last along with brats cooked on the grill by my husband. The biopsy wasn't as uncomfortable as I thought it might be. In fact, I was very comfortable. They gave me a light sedative to relax me, and I slept through quite a bit of it. I remember bits and pieces. They brought a pathologist up to ensure they had an adequate sample of the tissue. The radiologist said he cleaned the spot out. My hip is sore, but I took a Loritab and will lay down for a nap when I finish this post. I should be able to go to work tomorrow.

I've got some appointments made with nutritionists and naturopathic doctors (may have mentioned that before - remember, I'm impaired more than usual). Anyway, the point is, I have a list of foods I want to eat before I go cold turkey (or cold veggie since turkey won't be on my consumables list for a while...). I've had Del Rancho's chicken fry (Texan for a chicken fried steak), Ricky's mexican food, pizza, Panera cinnamon bagels, Johnnie's chargrilled hamburgers, and now yummy Brats. Left on the list is Cattleman's steakhouse, a Braum's chocolate shake, Johnny Carino's, Reese's peanut butter cups, and one of my awesome chocolate cakes with fudge icing (can*not*) be topped. And anything else I think of between now and my projected start date of 8/24. I also have about 2/3 of a giant Hershey bar in my desk drawer at work that I need to finish. One of my reps sent me an almond Hershey bar and a regular 3 or 4 months ago. I've been savoring them since. That's my ultimate favorite chocolate in the world. Dove and the rest can get lost - give me a Hershey bar!!

It's time for me to go lay down now. I really appreciate all you ladies and guys for the tremendous support. HHRW, OKRWA, and my local Methodist church are the best!! Top of the heap are my wonderful critique partners. I could not do this without you!!!

Hugs,
~pinkie

4 flies caught in my web:

Di said...

So glad things are done with for today. *hugz*

Did I tell you I love the new look of your blog? I hunted me up a new look last night. :-D You inspired me!

Di

Betty S said...

Glad it's over. Glad it wasn't as bad as you feared. Feel like I haven't seen you in ages. I want to support your new diet. Where can the CPs meet that will have food you can eat?

Sara said...

Almond Hershey Bars. Braum's chocolate shakes. Two of my favorite chocolate sources.

I'm glad the biopsy went better than expected.

The Pink Spyder said...

To Betty - you're such a sweetie! I can't wait to see you too! For the first two weeks, my diet will consist of vegetable and (to a lesser extent) fruit juices. After that I'll eat raw vegetables and fruits. Then I'll transition to a 75% raw/25% cooked with no meat, dairy, mmmmmmm I can't remember what else is on the 'no' list - oh, sugar, fat. That pretty much sums it up. As long as where we go has salads (esp. salad bars) I should be cool. Eventually, I'll be able to incorporate some fish and a little dairy. It depends on what my nutritionist says.

Love ya!
~pinkie