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Day +10: We Have Liftoff!

I know, I haven’t written anything lately, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy. This transplant business is heavy work! (Well it is, but not like bailing hay heavy.) The truth of the matter is that I haven’t had the energy to even think about writing unless I absolutely have to. 507 more words

Clinical Trials: I am in.

Clinical Trials:  I am in.
July 25, 2014

I am number 5.  That number looks like the number of an elite marathoner, but it is not.   426 more words


Day -3: A Touch of Humor

There are two types of people: people who see obstacles and grumble and those who see obstacles and have fun with them and count their blessings. 599 more words

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Day – 6 and Counting

I’m glad today is over. We started out being early for everything, blood/specimen collection and a CT of the sinuses (just regular sinusitis as it turned out) then things kind of went to pot, timing wise. 463 more words


Day-9: Hurry up and Wait

All the travel is done. All the tests are complete. The first round of chemotherapy has been infused. That was the “hurry up.” Now comes the wait. 533 more words


D-15: Life’s a Whirlwind

Whew! Life since last Tuesday has been a whirlwind of activity or trying to catch enough energy to enter the fray again. I have had time to write; I haven’t had the energy. 554 more words


Games of Tumors

Games of Tumors
June 28, 2014.

I still hurt from the spleenic embolization I had last Thursday, June 19.  Spleenic embolization is a non-invasive procedure that is used to disable part of the spleen, where blood platelets are stored.   547 more words