Another Uneventful Day

So today was yet another day of just kind of sitting around doing nothing. They are still waiting on the results of my philidelphia chromosome test results in order to determine the exact course of treatment. Until then they can’t start me on any regimen.

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Day Two Nothing New

Here I am again writing a post about my day. This is probably going to be short and a bit redundant since there isn’t anything new to tell. It is Victoria Day here in Canada so it’s a long weekend and not much is happening.

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Dear Diary Day 1

So I am making yet another blog post because frankly, sitting in a hospital bed while the whole world is in isolation is quite boring. So far today I have have lots of blood taken, eaten breakfast, walked 32 lengths in the hallway (24 lengths = 1 Km I am aiming for 2 Km a day while I have the energy so that I can stay strong), had a nap, received cryo-precipitate (aka plasma to help my blood clot), done one medium, one hard, and one loco Sudoku, eaten lunch, and built a tower out of my pill cups.

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What Are The Odds

No seriously, what are the odds that a married couple would develop the same type of leukemia 2 years apart from each other.

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Finally Getting Started

It’s been a long time since my last blog update. We have been so busy the last few months between my crazy work schedule, Luke’s transplant being repeatedly delayed, all of the COVID-19 chaos, and getting a puppy.

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Transplant Delay

Luke’s transplant was originally scheduled for January 28th. Unfortunately when they did blood work on the donor last week it was a bit off. Most likely they have a cold so the transplant has been delayed. While this isn’t what we were expecting, it does mean that we have some more time to prepare.

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Finally!

Luke officially has a donor!!!

We got the news last week that a willing donor is a 10/10 match for Luke. This is such good news and helps us to feel a bit of hope again. Likely he will be getting his second stem cell transplant at the end of January.

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