On the Verge

Karen just got off the phone with Nancy.  My blood count is a mixed bag.  The reds are up over a point each (yay!)… they couldn’t get a good platelet count because they were clotted (I guess this happens all the time and is common, but has never happened to me), but they could tellContinue reading “On the Verge”

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Haven’t Posted In A FEW… My Apolgies

Hey gang…  here I am, posting again.  Got some good news today… the numbers are up.  I’m still neutropenic, but now I’m in the moderate category instead of critical.  That’s a good thing.  I’m happy.  Means that a couple of little things that have not been healing, one of them being a nasty mouth sore,Continue reading “Haven’t Posted In A FEW… My Apolgies”

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Back In

Well folks…. I’m back in. Spiked a fever and had to come in for antibiotics. My counts are very low… So the plan… I have to be here until my counts reach a certain level. Until then I’m here, on antibiotics every six hours…. And constant saline. We are hoping not too long, but it’sContinue reading “Back In”

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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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Saturday And A Haircut

Hey all…  It’s Saturday.  A day when my honey and I can hang together a bit more…. even though she is still the energizer bunny taking care of the house, the grounds, the shopping, the cleaning, the loads to the dump, and me.  She gave me a haircut today.  I was overdue.  Getting kind ofContinue reading “Saturday And A Haircut”

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Hanging Out With Mom

Had a really nice day today hanging out with Mom.  She drove up just to see us and hang out for a bit. I love that woman. Karen worked hard today, then went out and mowed the lawn.  She is truly the energizer bunny of all bunnies. She doesn’t stop.  A really amazing woman.  IContinue reading “Hanging Out With Mom”

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The Return of Neutropenia

Went in for the bi-weekly blood test today and the results are in… I am, once again, neutropenic… yay????? (sarcasm folks!  LOL).  Good thing we were preparing for this and acting as if I was already.  The only no no we committed was that I went in for the blood test today without a maskContinue reading “The Return of Neutropenia”

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