Saw the oncologist yesterday and all is well in myelomaville. My Labs are almost identical to last time so that’s a relief. I’ll have labs in 6 weeks and then 6 weeks after that and then have an appointment with him. Very exciting to still be doing well and in remission. We went to Trader […]
After consultation with my Myeloma Specialist/Hematologist, I’ve made the choice to add a new chemo to my Pomalyst chemo treatment. My December blood test results show that my cancer levels have increased from 8 in November to between 10 and … Continue reading →
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So my total cholesterol can back high at 221. High end is 200. So over but the number they use is the LDL and that number was 118 and the high they wanted was 130 so I should be fine. Plus the ratio was pretty good at 1.51, the high end is 3.0 so overall […]
I just got back from getting the blood work for the fasting tests. That’s cholesterol and glucose. Plus they require the nicotine test. I’m not sure what my Cholesterol is. I vaguely remember a few years ago it being border- line but then ( I think) after that, the good one was really good. I […]
I’ve been busy meal planning this morning and working on checking what’s in the freezer and pantry. Since we’re doing the Frugalwoods uber frugal month, I plan on eating out of the pantry and freezer as much as possible. I’d like to set a food budget of $400 for the month. I started a spreadsheet, […]
Good news! My November blood test results show that cancer levels are stable again – Nov = 8. Hopefully this 8-9 range will be the new normal for future tests. This test result shows that my Pomalyst chemo is effectively … Continue reading →
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I’m am so excited for my new lab results. They are great and went down. Ratio excellent.
A wonderful early Christmas present to me.
Another bird picture by my daughter. A woodpecker.
dinner is crockpot pintos.
Here was last nights…
My late Oct test results are 9 for my cancer levels. This is a big spike from early Oct, which was between 5 to 6. This means two things. First, dexamethasone (a steroid) was very effective in keeping my cancer … Continue reading →
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It’s okay. But here’s a picture of the results. So if you have Myeloma, two tests are important to track your cancer. These are the light chains and the SPEP. So in August, 2 months ago I was at 13.6 . and lambda at 12.0 ratio 1.13. I was very happy with those numbers. In […]
Not too busy of a day. I’m going to the gym and then home. I’m going to the gym and then home. My daughter needs to pick up some pet medicine at the vet, so I’ll drive over there. My sister will be flying out this weekend with her oldest to visit. Her oldest child […]