This morning started off just as crummy as the last two. Still had issues with with my blood pressure being too low but this evening that all seems a world away this evening.
I haven’t posted today’s update yet because it’s a chemo day and I figured I’d wait until later. I’ll get started though because I’m bored and killing timeContinue reading “Chemo Day”
The last few days since being in here I’ve been working hard to try and keep my weight up. Overall I can’t complain about the hospital food because honestly any time I don’t have to cook for myself is a treat.Continue reading “East Coast Cravings”
I have definitely begun to start feeling some of the effects of my treatment so that is making my daily posts a bit more difficult.Continue reading “Keeping Up”
Today has been odd. I woke up feeling pretty good aside from being a bit dehydrated. No headache, no pain, just a bit tired. Breakfast was quite yummy and afterwards I did some walking in the hall for about a km.Continue reading “Odd Day”
I had my first set of chemotherapy yesterday so I was definitely nervous for what today would bring. In pharmacy school we learn all about the possible side effects from the many different anti-cancer drugs. There are so many it’s nearly impossible to keep straight.Continue reading “So Far So Good”
Today officially started off the treatment for my leukemia. I am currently getting some more cryoprecipitate (plasma) to help with my blood clotting ability because my fibrinogen is low. Later on today I will be getting the first of many lumbar punctures and starting my chemotherapy regimen.Continue reading “First Day of Treatment”
So far this process has been a lot of sitting around and waiting for answers, running tests, and keeping me comfortable. With not much moving forward it is definitely easy to fall into denial.Continue reading “Baby Steps Forward”