May 20, 2015 For 5 days now I've been on an additional medicine, this time in pill form. Dr. Wu said it will help calm the side effects of the Lupron after a few days, and I am happy to report she is right! I haven't even had a single hot flash today, but the day is only half done. The new drug is Estradiol. Naturally I have felt some effects from this, but just the standard. It may cause dizziness, so of course the girl with Meniere's Disease would notice that! Also I find it makes my stomach a little more sensitive. Nothing worth complaining about, I just feel nauseated more often.
Starting tomorrow I begin taking it twice a day, then three times a day next week. I am so happy OHSU sends me a calendar with it all scheduled out, plus I am constantly referring to my own calendar below to make sure I don't mess up. The Lupron dosage decreased the day I started these pills, so I'm still having to pay close attention when filling my syringe to make sure I don't accidentally double up.
So I will leave this post with this quote my mom shared of Meryl Streep. I think it says a lot!
I no longer have patience for certain things, not because I've become arrogant, but simply because I reached a point in my life where I do not want to waste more time with what displeases me or hurts me. I have no patience for cynicism, excessive criticism and demands of any nature. I lost the will to please those who do not like me, to love those who do not love me and to smile at those who do not want to smile at me. I no longer spend a single minute on those who lie or want to manipulate. I decided not to coexist anymore with pretense, hypocrisy, dishonesty and cheap praise. I do not tolerate selective erudition nor academic arrogance. I do not adjust either to popular gossiping. I hate conflict and comparisons. I believe in a world of opposites and that’s why I avoid people with rigid and inflexible personalities. In friendship I dislike the lack of loyalty and betrayal. I do not get along with those who do not know how to give a compliment or a word of encouragement. Exaggerations bore me and I have difficulty accepting those who do not like animals. And on top of everything I have no patience for anyone who does not deserve my patience.
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