ATRA Be Gone… For Now

Yay!  The beginning of this new cycle has come to a close as I took my last dose of ATRA this morning for another three months.  I’m thinking that the headaches will finally be gone, for three months anyway.  Makes me happy. I didn’t know I would have this particular side effect actually… until IContinue reading “ATRA Be Gone… For Now”

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Day 15

It’s been a few days since I posted anything.  Not much happening around here, for me anyway.  Just laying on the couch being sort of tired as my numbers are down.  Blood draw tomorrow.  Here’s hoping the neupogen has done it’s job (had to get three more shots, for a total of 11… the lastContinue reading “Day 15”

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Yep… Neutropenic

Here we are… day 10 from the start of the last consolidation, and I am very neutropenic again.  Red blood cells and platelets are OK, and normal, but the WBC and neutrophils are low low low.  Nancy says the lowest they’ve ever been.  She said no big deal other than I have to be veryContinue reading “Yep… Neutropenic”

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Tuesday… Day 10

Went in for the blood draw today.  After that we sat in the waiting room of the oncology department for an hour waiting for an advice nurse.  She finally came out to tell me that the sore spot on my hand, the one with the lump in it that is where I had an IVContinue reading “Tuesday… Day 10”

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Wow…. Green Around the Gills

I haven’t posted in a few days. Couldn’t muster up the strength to even hold the laptop let alone blog anything of significance.. Now though, well now I am having a moment. Not to say this day is going to be awesome. But… this moment is a better moment than it was even this morning.Continue reading “Wow…. Green Around the Gills”

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