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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Seizures & Radiation don't mix

Coffee of the Day - Vanilla Nut

I'm taking a week off from radiation because my seizures have come back full throttle. they reared their lovely head the end of last week and haven't let up, I'm sad to say. I made the decision yesterday to take this entire week off from my radiation treatments in hopes of getting the seizures under control. We know that the 2 are related, so hopefully a week of rest will help all around. I have 3rd and 4th degree burns from my treatments, so that is certainly triggering all of the fun goings ons.... It hurts to have clothes touching the areas where I am burned, so I'm wearing tank tops in our 30* temps. whine whine whine whine whine!
there is never a dull moment in our house, that is for certain! ;)

I'm behind on emails and blog comments, I know. I owe so many thank you's I have lost count. I do need to get out blog candy packages, but haven't received any addresses yet, at least that I have tracked down, so please send those when you can if you were a winner.

know that all of you are in my thoughts, even if I don't get in touch.

in honor of 'Grimm'!

on the upside, I'm almost caught up on last season's 'Grimm' and 'Fringe'! wooo hooooo! on to 'Glee' when these are done..... love ya!

17 comments:

ThePurplePlace said...

Oh Jenn,
I am so sorry you have having seizures again and hope that taking a break from the Radiation will help! I also hope it will give your body some time to heal from the burns too!!

This is all SO UNFAIR and it's heartbreaking to know you have to deal with all this. You are such a good and kind person and it's just is NOT right!! I'll never understand why such awful stuff, happens to so many great people!! I am so sorry !!

Hugs and love,
Lisa

susie said...

Sending love from across the seas in England. You are suffering so much and yet still find time to think of others - you should be so proud of yourself xxxxx

Penny said...

Jennifer, here's wishing you a better week ahead--less pain from your burns and no more seizures!!!! You are certainly getting "the treatment", aren't you?
Enjoy your shows--I am sure they help take your mind off your body for a bit! Sending you lots of love & hugs, Penny

Renee said...

Hello my beautiful friend...hope this finds those nasty seizures subsiding & the burns easing a little! You are always in my thoughts even if I haven't been around much lately (bad Renee!!) I have told so many people of this amazing woman I have met in "blogland" & the terrible fight she is going through. Some of them think I am crazy when I start to cry telling them about someone I have never met...but most of them get it! You are in my heart & thoughts Jen!
Luv ya!
Renee

Jennifer said...

Hi Jenn,
Sorry to hear about the seizures coming back. Perhaps it is just that your body has had enough for a bit. praying you'll stay warm and the burns will heal quickly! Think of you often and pray you're doing well.
Jennifer

*Vicki* said...

Hello my friend!! Sorry about your seizures coming back and please know that there is no need to worry about any of us here! Take care of you and I hope you feel us here thinking of you!!! HUGS

Pam said...

Bless your heart, you can't get a break! I am so sorry that the seizures are back with such a vengence of all the things you did not need to happen. I hate that the radiation is leaving you with those terrible burns and all the other side effects. Know that you are always in my prayers!!

{{{HUGS}}}
Pam

Rhonda Miller said...

Jen, I hope your seizures let up. I continue to keep you in my prayers every day.

Jenn Borjeson said...

Sweetie, please don't you ever worry about e-mails and comments. You focus all that energy on getting better. Love you mucho. xo

Danie May said...

Boy you are sure having a rough trot. I hope the seizures subside and the burns from the radiation heal soon. Thinking of you. xx

Tracy said...

Thinkin' about cha. :-) Got your name on the prayer list sticky note on my computer screen. Sending you hugs!

Cath said...

Hang in there, Jen. I can't believe all that you are enduring. I hope that the break from radiation will help the seizures. I continue to pray for you and send you my love.

Sharron aka Sharrahug said...

I'm so very sorry to hear that you're radiation treatments are making your seizures unbearable. I hope the week off will help tremendously.
Big gentle hugs to you, sweetie. You are in my prayers.
Huggies & Sweet Blessings ~
Sharron♥

Judy said...

So sorry to hear this has not been a good week. Hoping and praying, that your week or rest will do you good.

:)
Judy

Joan Bardee said...

I hope that the seizures have stopped and that taking the break from radiation has given your body a chance to recover a bit. You are most definitely not whining. What you are going through is so terribly hard.

Thinking of you and sending the best wishes ever.

Cheryl said...

I was just popping by to say "Hi". I hope the seizures are under control soon. Take care!

Lorraine A said...

So sorry to hear that you're going through a particularly bad time Jennifer xx I hope the seizures have stopped and hope the burns are healing too xx You are always in my thoughts and I wish I could be there to give you a gentle hug in person xx
Love you sweetie xxx
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