Monthly Archives: January 2013

Surgery day

Yesterday, I went to Toronto Western Hospital to get my cyst removed.  Wow!  Was it ever quick.  We were in and out of the hospital within 2 hours.  That was a pleasant surprise.  No waiting whatsoever. I underestimated the surgery … Continue reading

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Another uneventful week

This was another uneventful week, which is the best kind of week I can ask for these days.   Had my weekly blood test done this past Tuesday and the results were GREAT!  All counts normal, except for WBCs, but that’s OK.  I pray … Continue reading

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Weekly update

I have been back on Gleevec (400mg) for 7 days now.  Other than my left eye competing against my right eye for who is the piggyest of them all, no other significant side effects to speak of so far.  Although … Continue reading

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Good start to 2013

Now that I’ve been off my leukemia medication (Gleevec) for 2 weeks, all of my side effects have gone away.  I lost about 7 lbs. of water weight, didn’t have piggy eyes and didn’t have nausea.  I was feeling pretty good.  I … Continue reading

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