i got an awesome gift from a friend this morning – a box full of my favorite cookies! R’s family always makes them for christmas, and i always eat them ALL! and they are the perfect post-injection reward.
speaking of which, i survived my first lupron shot! r got everything ready, and i iced and wiped a spot on my stomach (glad those love handles are going to come in handy for something)…and then i threw a bit of a tantrum. i cried a little, did a jumpy-freak out-spaz thing, and refused to let him do it. so i took over the syringe duty and jabbed myself. i had a little trouble getting the plunger to start moving, since i was afraid of jabbing the needle further in, but i made it. just a drop of very red blood when i pulled it out, and a small bit of stinging/burning afterwards. i guess all we do now is wait and see what fun side effects i’m going to enjoy.