Unfortunately, however, I love to rub my eyes. And by rub I mean DIG my eyeballs...my boyfriend often says he feels sorry for my eyes, as I usually rub them harder than I should. But it feels soooo good to dig 'em when they are soooo itchy!!! It's genetic, my dad does the same thing; therefore I can't help it! So it's no surprise to me that I have started to lose some of my eyelashes, as I have probably rubbed them out. It's not bad or anything, as I still have plenty of them, but I can definitely tell they have thinned.
I first started noticing this one day when I was applying mascara, as they just looked sparse and not nice and full as they normally do. No complaints (yet), as I still have plenty of them; just another observation of my body during chemo :) I've got one set of false eyelashes ready in case I ever feel the need to use them, and I am so thankful to still have two healthy eyes to see with!!!
In other news, I have been feeling pretty darn good, and I had acupuncture and an adjustment this week which has helped me sleep better than I have in months! So I am very thankful for that as well. Last Thursday I finally got to experience Top Golf with friends and family, and it was a blast!!! (Pics down below!!!). However I do NOT recommend attempting to swing a golf club approximately 3 months after a double mastectomy...I did not think that one through well enough before attempting to golf! The first swing I missed the ball, and my chest gave me hell. Needless to say, I did not golf much, but had a blast playing Foosball and chatting with loved ones. I also got to go visit my grandparents this weekend, and I am thankful I felt well enough to spend time with them.
Round 3 is coming up on Friday! After this round, I will be halfway done with chemo!!! :D I will still have the rest of the year to do Herceptin infusions, but since it is a targeted treatment, I shouldn't have all the systemic effects like I have been. Halfway through the hard chemo, and I am alive and well...God is good!!! I talked with my oncologist this week, and we are changing up my steroid dose a bit again, as I think last time it was too much (too little the first time, too much the second time, so the third time should be like Goldilocks' third bowl of porridge - juuuuust right!).
Me and my BFF Ashlea chillin' at Top Golf!
My beautiful momma swingin' that club!
Yep, it's a macaroni and cheese burger, amazing tots, and chicken and waffles!!! YAY for my taste buds being back!!! :D