Today, I went to the office, in the morning. During my lunch break, I went to the weekly farmers market and bought two crusty bread rolls. I had taken butter and sandwich fillings with me, so I made myself a sandwich with half of one bread roll for lunch. I ate the other half for my dinner.
In the afternoon, I had an appointment with the podiatrist. He examined my feet, said they looked good and to come back for a follow-up visit in three months' time.
I had parked my car on the 3rd level of the parking structure, which is located across the street from the medical building where my podiatrist's office is located. The elevators are not working, so I walked down the stairs, which was not a problem. Going back, I was debating whether to walk up the parking ramp or take the stairs. Just as I was getting ready to cross the street to the parking structure, one of those motorized carts (they look a bit like golf carts), driven by one of the parking lot attendants was starting to pull away from the curb, giving a ride to another patient to the parking lot. The driver asked me if I was going to the parking lot and when I said yes, told me he could give me a ride too! Since the other person was seated in the front, I sat in the rear-facing back seat. It was a bit of a thrill-ride, as the seat was slippery plastic, I was wearing a skirt with a slippery nylon underskirt, and there was no railing in front of me! I held on to the pole by my side and tried hard not to slide off the seat! Especially when we were going up the parking ramp and over the speed bumps! I told the driver it was like a ride at an amusement park! LOL.
After I came home, I did a load of laundry and some office work I had brought home with me. Then, I took a nap!
Later in the evening, I fertilized the vegetable seedlings and watered the back garden. One of my aunts phoned and later, I video chatted with my daughter.
I also called the oncology clinic, today, and made an appointment to see the nurse. I felt a little something a couple of days ago, which is probably nothing to be concerned about, but it is in the same breast where I had the tumor and I thought it was best to have it checked. Prior to my cancer diagnosis, I would have just shrugged and ignored it. But now, I am afraid I am becoming a bit of a hypochondriac! But peace of mind is important, at this stage, so, I called for an appointment and will go in on Monday to have it checked. Hopefully, it is some scar tissue or a benign cyst and not the cancer returning.
Today was a fairly low-key day, but that feels just about right for now.
Today, I am grateful for:
- A safe drive to the office, the doctor's office and home.
- Crusty bread rolls from my favorite bakery stall at the farmers market.
- Being greeted with hugs by one of my colleagues whom I saw for the first time since I returned to the office on a regular basis.
- A good visit with the podiatrist
- Keeping in touch with family and friends (Phone call from aunt, card from a friend, email from another friend, video chatting with daughter)
Friday's To Do List:
- Leave a note for my gardener friend
- Go to the office
- Put away the dried laundry
- Do a load of dishes in the dishwasher
- Water the front garden
How was your Thursday? What are you planning for Friday?