Author Archives: Lady in Red

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mom of 3

What’s Wrong With You!

Perhaps the two Barium drinks I had earlier in the day were the reason for my spell. Me: (walking/passing gas) Son: (walking) What’s wrong with you! Do you think that is okay? You just walk around farting all day like … Continue reading

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6th Week Recap

Today I finished the last of my scans: my chest, abdomen and pelvis. I woke up early and got bloodwork for this week’s chemo and downed two disgusting bottles of Barium in 13 minutes while driving from one hospital to … Continue reading

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Cell Block Grey

I realized today that the waiting area for anyone getting an MRI looks like a group of prisoners after intake. Each of us sitting in our faded grey robes that barely stay on, paper undies and blue gripped socks- staring … Continue reading

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FOFO/FOSO

For whatever reasons, my movements are irregular. There are times I can handle my business prior to work and times I must wait until afterwards. Most of the time it should happen before work, but I am always rushing and … Continue reading

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All Clear: The Brain

Today I found out that my brain remains clear. It’s been one year that I’ve been without my five brain mets. Mets must be a softer word for tumors since they’re in a very shitty territory. I think everywhere else … Continue reading

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You, You, You, Not You

The other week when I was at my chemo appointment, I asked my oncologist to write me a script to get a mammogram. Me: I need a script for a mammogram. Onc: Why? Me: It’s that time and I don’t … Continue reading

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Could You Mime Instead?

Tonight was the second time I’ve eaten outdoors in a restaurant and the waiters were not masked. I guess I should say, since the mask ban is over and the decision is left to each person, I’ve eaten out twice. … Continue reading

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Harp! Harp! Who Goes There

I’ve always been this way. When I was younger, if I were walking someplace and saw a rock to kick, I’d kick it. The moment I kicked it in a diagonal direction from where I was going… I would continue … Continue reading

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The other week I was at PT- aka WOT. I’m there because I cannot lift my right arm and I cannot bend to put on socks or shoes…I call it a waste of time because I am not one to … Continue reading

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Goldie Locks And The Three Houses

I’l start with, it was my very first time purchasing a vacation rental 100% on my own. I’d asked hubby to check it out prior to me pulling the trigger on the two contending choices but he was always busy. … Continue reading

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