Back in July, a trip was planned to visit Asheville, North Carolina with a couple of college and sorority friends. Two were driving from Atlanta, Georgia one from northern Virginia and I was coming from southwest Virginia. We had rented a house in Asheville. We had not all been together in over 20 years....so one can imagine the thrill the night before the trip!
Screaming and hugging on arrival of seeing one another..was only the beginning of a fantastic weekend.
Thursday evening we drove into Asheville for dinner and spent the evening with much talking and laughing.
On Friday, we had tickets to visit Biltmore. None of us had ever been and on OH MY...if you have never ever been I highly recommend a trip to Biltmore. It is breath taking.
Please excuse me but I can't seem to rotate the picture. The construction of this family home took six years. We had purchased the audio guide and were able to hear an explanation of each room plus…
With a lot going on the past couple of weeks, I haven't had time to do some tidying up around the house....laundry, dusting, etc. I spent Saturday playing 'catch-up'. Honestly, didn't mind though. Windows were open and the cool breeze and fresh air was nice. I felt like I had accomplished something.
After the house cleaning, I began tackling the leaves! Oh my.....a big job. Hub came home and told me that UT was playing and didn't I realize the time? I looked at the leaves...I had managed to rake a huge pile...I looked again and thought...the leaves weren't going anywhere. I quickly showered and plastered myself in front of the television. Hub grilled out a black and bleu burger and we woofed it down to finish watching the game. The game wasn't going as I hoped for so I told hub we needed to go to the Fall Festival. Hub was relunctant to leave but with a few huffs and puffs from me, he went. The best section …
Hub's first round of chemo was Tuesday-Thursday. On Tuesday he went for 6 hours of chemo and then he is hooked up to a mobile chemo pump that goes for 46 hrs. straight. Ya'll that is some harsh chemo.
I stayed with him on Tuesday, well I did sneak upstairs to a shoe sale going on. Daughter #1 stands from 8-7 five days a week and then on Saturday. Even though there is a mat, she still says her feet her. The shoes were for nurses to wear and the nurses said daughter would really love a pair. The nurses also assured me hub would be okay. One nurse even walked with me to the shoe sale. I bought daughter two pairs...a hit too for she fell in love with both styles I chose for her.
Hub was all smiles when I showed him the purchase....BUT not the price ha!
Hub finished the treatment, was hooked up to the pump, instructions were given (hygiene care, clothes washing, and he had to drink 3 quarts of liquid daily),and we headed home. Tuesday evening and night was prett…