Sunday, February 28, 2010

Love Weddings!

I love weddings! Everyone is all dressed up nice having a good time and there is love in the air! :)

Our good friends Holly and Eric got married Saturday night and it was beautiful. She looked fabulous, the food was delicious and everybody had a great time! We have a great group of friends and you can pretty much take us anywhere and we would have a good time so its always fun when we all can get together minus everyones kids (which doesn't happen often!)

Here are a few pics from the night!

Us and the Newlyweds!

Me and the Bride Holly

Me and my BILs Troy & Tony (Love them...they are the best!)

Me and my handsome husband! :)

I finished all my IV meds on Tuesday so I am extremely happy about that! I was SO over having my port accessed and the part of my skin that was under the tegaderm was over it too!

I go back in a week I think to see Dr. Faverio and do a dreaded PFT so we will shall see. Maybe I should take a page from Sara's book and start visualizing the numbers I want now so by the time my doctors appt rolls around it won't be such a dreaded test for couldn't hurt that's for sure! :)

I did get some bad news though at the end of last week. Me along with 10 or 11 other people got laid off from the bank I work at. For the past 18 months (pretty much since I have been activated on the list) they have been extremely supportive and allowed me to work from home via a work laptop and I always in the back of my mind wondered how long that was gonna last and with all the trouble banks have been having in this economy I wasn't to shocked that this happened it just sucks. June would have been my 7th year working there and I feel like this is just one more thing that stupid CF is taking from me because if I was an actual employee who could be a more productive team member and go into work and not be in the hospital every 2 months maybe I wouldn't be one of those people getting laid off. Who knows...all I know is now I have to figure out what I am going to do. I have to go into the social security office Tuesday so we will see what they say. I tried calling on Friday and got nowhere! The phone would just ring and ring and ring and then it cut off....VERY irritating!!

Well its almost midnight...Danny is snoring away and I myself am just starting to feel tired so I should probably go quickly with that feeling before it goes away and I am awake till 2 or 3!! :)

Goodnight Y'all!

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Valentine's Day

Well we had another fabulous Valentine's day!!

My little sister came Saturday to stay a few days with us since she had Presidents Day off from school so that was nice.

Sunday me and her just hung out and watched some movies (Precious...very good but sad at the same time) together while Danny worked in the morning at a friends house. When Danny got home we watched Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian. Its a really cute movie plus I like the fact that I have been to not only the Museum of Natural History several times but also to the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. I get a kick out of things like that!! I know I am dork... :)

Sunday night Danny and I went to dinner with his brother and our SIL to a restaurant called Rum Runners. It was SO yummy. I of course had seared tuna appetizer cause if it is on a menu I have to have it and then I had prime rib for was all very good!

Here are a couple pictures of us at dinner...

Tomorrow I have a doctors appt but I don't think anything is gonna change other than I am going to see if there is anything he can give me for this crazy itchiness that I have other than stupid Benadryl. Keep your fingers crossed for that please! :)

I have two movies left to see out of all 10 best pictures nominated for an Oscar. Up and A Serious Man...I am kind of slacking in wanting to watch the second one because our friend Josh says he doesn't think I will like it so I am already going into it with a feeling of dread so we will see. I know Brothers isn't on the 10 best picture list but I also watched that this weekend and it was REALLY good. Definitely should check that out if you haven't already.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

2 more weeks...

Well I went to my appt and just like I thought my doctor is extending my abx to 2 more weeks! I thought it was going to be for just one more week so I was a little surprised when he said 2 but I'm fine with it as long as I feel better.

He did switch up my schedule a little bit so I could get more sleep which I appreciate! Plus he added an abx so now I am on 3 total. Ceftazidime and Azactam every 8hrs and Amikacin every 24hrs. So its a really do-able schedule and I am not anywhere near as tired as I was last week.

After the first day of all 3 abx I already felt tons better and noticed a vast improvement to my SOB! The only con to this whole 3 abx thing is it is really making me itchy and I HATE being itchy!! When I am in the hospital I get IV Benadryl if I am itchy and at home I don't. Unfortunately PO Benadryl doesn't help at all so I am kind of just stuck here being miserable! :(

I got to visit with my cousin Maria the past few days cause her family was in town from NY so that was really nice. I hadn't seen her in over a year. I am used to seeing her a couple times a year with her coming here and me going there and this whole can't go anywhere cause I am on the transplant list is seriously putting a damper on my traveling schedule! I can't wait till I can once again go on vacation other than somewhere in the state of FL!! :)

I only have 3 more movies to go and I will have seen all 10 best picture nominees!! The Blind Side was amazing (knew it would be) and I really enjoyed Up in the Air (love me some George Clooney!) I didn't like The Hurt Locker really at all which is surprising cause I heard it was a good just really dragged on and I honestly was glad when it was over.

Well I am almost done with my last abx so I am going to bed soon. Danny and I and his brother and his brother's wife are all going to dinner tonight at a restaurant called Rum Runners. We have only been there once before on our first wedding anniversary but really liked it so it should be nice. I hope everyone has a great Valentine's Day and that you all spend it with someone special!! :)

Good Night!

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

My Weekend

Friday night was my big birthday dinner with all my friends. We had a group of about 20 at Chilli's and it was a great night! The best part was my 3 girlfriends from like middle school came too so it made my night even more special. They all live about 45min to the south of where Danny and I live (where we all grew up) so even though I talk to them all the time we only get together ever so often so it meant a lot to me that they all came up for my b-day!

Danny and I at Chilli's

Me, Amanda & Eva

Saturday night was another celebration for my birthday at my parents house. It was just a family thing and my mom made country fried steak with country favorite! :)

Sunday was our friend Curt's birthday so we went out to lunch with him and his parents who are visiting from Minnesota (that's were Curt and Danny are from) and then went over to Curt's house to watch the Super Bowl. IM sad to say that the team I was rooting for didn't win...(the colts for anyone who didn't watch) but it was a good game anyway and the Colts aren't my team anyway (The Dolphins are!) I just picked them to win cause I think Peyton Manning is a cutie no matter what Curt says about him having a huge forehead...LOL!!

What did you all think of the commercials? I think the funniest one was the Doritos commercial with the little kid telling his moms date to 1)keep his hands off his momma and 2)keep his hands off his Doritos...very funny should youtube it if you haven't seen it!

A quick health update: I am supposed to end my abx on Wednesday but I just called my doctor today and told him that I am still not feeling 100% yet. I still feel like I have a lot of chest congestion and small things are making me short of breath that usually don't. So when the nurse called me back she said he wanted to see me. So I am going in tomorrow morning at 10 and my guess is he will keep me on for another week of abx. I just don't know what he will do different if he will change up my abx again or add a something new to the mix. I will let you know tomorrow afternoon.

Oh yeah I almost forgot...we went an seen Avatar tonight. We saw it at the IMAX theatre in 3D! I almost didn't see this movie because the previews did nothing for me. But EVERYONE I know said how good it was and that if I was going to see it at all I had to see it on IMAX.....and boy am I glad I did! I urge anyone who hasn't seen it yet to go see it you wont be disappointed!

Now that's 4 out of the 10 best picture nominated movies down...only 6 more to go before Oscar night!! :)

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Home Sweet Home

I am home!! YAY!!

I got home a couple hours ago so I am still trying to get settled in but boy does it feel nice to be home! Brodie missed me of course and has been laying at my feet since I got in. :)

Home health delivered all my goodies so I have 8 more days of abx at home. Fortaz every 8hrs and Azactam every 6. It kind of stinks that they are separated like that but I will take whatever as long as I am home and feeling better!

Tomorrow is my 28th birthday (I know im getting old) so I think Danny and I are going to dinner tomorrow night just the 2 of us and then Friday night us and ALL of our wonderful friends are going to Chilli's for my birthday. I can't wait!

I have a haircut appt Friday afternoon along with an eyebrow waxing so that will be nice...I always love going to the salon! I have an idea of how I want my haircut now lets just see if I will be brave and actually do something different....I will post pictures if I do! :)