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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Nervous, Start Chemo tomorrow

Well, sort of nervous tonight. I start chemo tomorrow. Will be there for over 6 hours. Just hoping I don't have an kind of allergic reactions. Been trying to keep busy this week. the days are flying by. Only 11 more days till my next show. Not enough made. I got my keep busy bag all packed, and hope to get some of Samantha's new stitchery patterns stitched up for her tomorrow. Kind of hard to take and my dolls and stuff and stitch.

I have a big stack of unfinished items, I will be sharing with you later on this week. I finished up this snowman hat. Wasn't sure if I liked it or not, while I was making it. But after I put it all together, I loved it. It is a pattern by Old Road Primitives

My friend Becky and her hubby Steve came by the other night. He gave me some info on Chemo and what to expect. He was a lot of help. He's taken the same drug they are going to give me tomorrow.

Becky made me some covers for my seatbelt, so it doesn't rub my shoulder, where my port is put in. She made one in a florida gator color, and said Samantha can't have it. My daughter is a big gator fan. So have to hide this one from her.

Becky also brought me some raw brocoli (can't spell) and some Marie Calendar's blue cheese dressing and said try it. I don't like brocoli, but want to eat healthier, so I tried it and have to say I liked it raw with the salad dressing. Trying to eat more fruits and green vegetables.

I want to thank everyone again for your emails and good thoughts. It means a lot to me. I miss my mom and dad so much. I really need them at this time in my life. Dont' 'have any other close relatives anymore. Just hubby and Samantha. Need my mom, I guess you don't ever grow out of that feeling. Seems strange, I am making contact with several people who I used to hang out with in my daughter's middle school years. We all lost contact and now finding each other again. So hoping to get alot more active and do more. I am kind of hermit, love my alone time and being a homebody.

I am adding some patterns to the You are special site in epattern form, they are the older ones, but have had alot of request for them lately.

so please go check out my You are Special blog at:
for some of my epatterns I have on sale right now.

I have to get back to bloggin more. I miss it, especially during this time of year.

Hopefully be sharing some more freebies this weekend with you.


  1. I hope everything goes well for you!
    {{BIG HUG}}
    Talking with your friends must have put you at ease a little.
    I don't know how you can keep up with your busy schedule.

    The snowman hat turned out great!!


  2. Sending lots of love and support your way Sandy, hope everything goes well tomorrow and that you sail through these chemo treatments. So glad you have someone to talk to who has been through the same thing; it helps a lot to be able to ask those questions we're afraid to ask anyone else. Take care of yourself and take it slow and try and rest when you can. Big hugs, Deb

  3. hoping everything goes well.
    a big kiss, veronica.

  4. hi sandy i just found your blog and i love it , sending lots of good thoughts and blessings your way , and your so right i dont think we ever stop needing or wonting our mum's .. big hugs Heidi x

  5. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I've been a follower of your blog for a long time now and read every post. Hope all goes well for you. God Bless.

  6. Best of luck are amazingly strong!! patti

  7. Prayers are out for you,, no reaction,no sickness and strenght..

  8. I was nervous too when I had my radiation treatment ..but it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be.
    Tomorrow will be over before you know it , and you can get back to creating wonderful things for your show .

    Love the snowman hat !



  9. Prayers being said for you now Sandy. Turn your fears and worries over to the Lord and he will take care of everything. Your mom and dad would be so proud of you for being so strong thru all of this. Keep us posted on how you do. We are here for you always.
    Prayers and Blessings,
    PS. I want that snowman hat. You did a fabulous job on it!

  10. You'll be in my prayers, hope all goes well!

  11. Sandy, sending you love and prayers that all goes well with you chemo. I hope the time passes quickly for you while you're there.


  12. You are in my thoughts often. Keep up you postive attitude and we will all keep praying and sending happy thoughts your way!


  13. prayers & hugs, I pray that all will go well, I praise God for his mighty hand that I've seen upon you throughout all of this, you are truely an insperation to me when I think I can't possiably sew another thing.

  14. Extra prayers coming your way dear...hope the chemo goes well. Praying also that God will hold your hand and comfort you.

  15. Stay strong and focus on the postive. I will keep you in my prayers.
    Sending a hug your way.

  16. I will be thinking and praying that all goes well with your treatment.


  17. Hi Sandi,

    I wanted to thank you for giving Old Road Primitives credit for your little creations (the Old Thyme Mitten & Snowman Hat)! They are adorable!

    I also wanted to let you know that I'm keeping you in my prayers! I wish that your parents could be there for you but glad to hear that you are reconnecting with old friends because that is important! Also, while going through your treatments don't forget to take care of yourself (through nutrition, exercise and stress reduction)! Some times we forget to take care of ourselves!

    Hugs & Prayers!


  18. I'll be thinking of you Sandy! HUGS!!


  19. Good luck to you Sandy! I will be thinking of you! I am sure all will go well!
    Hugs! Jayne

  20. Sending you hugs and prayers that all will be well Sandy. You can do it!

  21. My thoughts and prayers are with you Sandy. I know what it feels like to be sick and all you want is your mom. Lost mine a few years ago.

    Prim Blessings,

  22. Wising the best for you Sandy! Will keep you in thought and prayer!

  23. Sending Hugs and prayer your way. May tomorrow pass so quickly and may you continue to feel well and have the energy you need to keep up the pace.

    I love the snowman hat.

  24. I be thinking of you Sandy. I hope it's going good.
    Hugs, Hennie

  25. With all the prayers going up for you,
    you should do just fine!

    Bear Hugs~Karen

  26. Things will go great for you tomorrow as well as for all the rest of your treatments. With this fabulous group in your corner and excellent docs and meds, you can't lose. My husband went through that same treatment regime, and it got a little rough towards the end, but the final results are worth it! He is healthy, and you will be, too! Hugs and prayers for you.

  27. sending lots of LOVE your way. Chemo cant be fun..but I hope all goes well with it. Kepp us posted..and keep blogging :)

  28. I hope those hours passed by quickly for you. You're in my thoughts and prayers!

  29. It appears you have many friends who are concerned, wishing you well, and sending prayers your way. Hope all goes well! You are in my thoughts and prayers as well. Keeping busy helps keep your mind occupied...and I can't imagine you being any other way. Brussel sprouts are a great source of vitamin C and vitamin K....just one sprout boiled...has 22% vitamin C and 37% vitamin K!! I love them with butter and garlic. Take Care!

  30. Sending lots of hugs and prayers your way that all goes well with your chemo and that the time fly's by for you...Love your Hat and Snowballs,another excellent job!

  31. I hope all goes well for you. My Mum has not long finished treatment for lymphoma and is fit and well back to doing everything she always did. Will be thinking of you.

  32. Just wanted to say I hope all went well with your first treatment. I've been thinking about you and praying you'll feel good through it all. Take care!

  33. I love all of your christmas ornies and decorations.
    I do like those feed bags, was thinking of getting some from her too.
    My thoughts and prayers will be with you tomorrow.


  34. God bless you on this journey. My 18 yr. old is a cancer survivor, so we've been though the chemo thing. I don't know how you have the energy that you do!
    I'm not going through chemo and I get wore out just doing daily stuff. :)
    Will keep you in prayer. I LOVE your work!