Quite a few people have asked about the port, so it’s probably time for an update.
First, there are no substantial health updates. I continue to be very thankful for and doing well on oxygen while waiting for test results.
The port insertion was initially scheduled to take place last month, but was cancelled because I was in hospital. Good news is that my hard-working oncologist put in another request and now it’s rescheduled for next week!
The procedure takes about three hours, and no food or drink is allowed from midnight the night before. The mother of one of my dear friends from high school is generously driving me to and from the appointment.
People keep saying how much easier the port made things for them, so having the port definitely sounds like a good choice. I’m a little nervous about the actual procedure, so would welcome prayers and good thoughts for Tuesday morning, March 8th.
Dear Jill, I’ll be praying for you! Peace, Joy
Holding you up in prayer for the port procedure Jill. He goes before you alwaysâ¦â¦
I will say a prayer for you, Jill. Hugs, Shannon
Praying! And hoping with you that it does make things easier and smoother.
Hi Jill, thanks for the update. Stay positive and think about how much easier it will be to receive drug via the port. It’s a pretty routine procedure and you’ll be give a local anesthetic ( possibly general but that might be overreach!); you won’t feel a thing. I hope you’re able to watch some good tv or movies, and/or read books while you rest and wait. Bev