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23 Hours of Sleep

“I’m feeling back to where I was…. I guess”

He slept for a total of 23 hrs pretty much straight.  I was able to wake him up a few times for a little chicken broth, to take his meds, and a few trips to the rest room.  

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Conversation and First Side Effects

“I’m pissed, this isn’t how my story is supposed to go.”

Last night I was sitting with my husband and we were discussing this blog.  He felt it is important for me to chronicle what he’s going through, he’s not much of a writer nor does he like to share.  

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I feel like I can’t breath……

Today my husband had his very first treatment of Chemo.  Our day started with his 10 pills of steriods along with all the vitamins I have him on.  

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NICE says no to J&J's Darzalex in multiple myeloma

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has decided against the recommendation of Janssen’s Darzalex (daratumumab) in multiple myeloma. 

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Well, that was unexpected...

Those are the words I said, out loud, mind you, after ending a phone call with my husband around 9 AM on March 1, 2017.  It was a Wednesday. 241 more words

Round 3 Comes To An End

Today was my final chemo shot of Round 3 (of 4) before the stem cell transplant at Emory in “May”. It has at times felt like forever and then at times like it’s flying by. 155 more words

Multiple Myeloma

What to expect during and after a BMT (Bone Marrow Transplant) or Stem Cell Transplant

I get to talk/chat with caregivers/patients with Multiple Myeloma . Each one of them has a different set of queries.

One such patient, who was advised to go for a BMT by my Oncologist , was preparing to get admitted to the hospital and called me a few days ago. 1,578 more words