Monthly Archives: December 2012

Good bye (and good riddance) 2012!

It’s New Year’s Eve today.  I am very anxious.  Today marks the end of 2012, and for me, I can’t wait for it to be over.  This past year was quite horrible for me and my family.  It was life-changing.  … Continue reading

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So much shopping, so little time…

On Boxing Day, I did something I shouldn’t have done, considering my “condition”, but I couldn’t help it and I just HAD to do it.  I went Boxing Day shopping.  I wanted to beat the rush, so I got up real early … Continue reading

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Happy holidays!

Can you believe it?  Only 5 days to Christmas! Merry Christmas (or happy holidays) everyone!!! I won’t be going away this Christmas, but will be spending some quiet time with family. These two days have been busy hospital days for me.  … Continue reading

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Mid-week update

Hi everyone!  It’s Wednesday, the middle of the week.  Hmmm…not much to report today, except that I had my second transfusion yesterday.  My hemoglobin and platelets were actually above the cut-off, but they were close enough that I decided to … Continue reading

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My first transfusion

OK, this post is about my first transfusion, but before we get to that, I’m going to finally show you my new “do”.  Its been over a week since I got my hair cut and I think I’m used to … Continue reading

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A little step back

After all the good news from last week, this week I take a little step back.  My doctor’s secretary called me yesterday, and everyone knows that when your doctor calls out of the blue, it’s usually not to report that … Continue reading

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Biopsy results and my new “do”

This past Wednesday (November 28), I got my preliminary biopsy results back.  The report indicated that the bone marrow specimen was of “poor” quality, but in any event, concluded that there was no evidence of further progression of the disease.  … Continue reading

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