Day +10, Jan 7 Well, it’s finally happened, the white blood cell count has begun to rise. For several days it was .1 and this morning its .4. The dr predicts this will increase very fast now and will easily … Continue reading →
Day +9, Jan 6 Not yet, but close. I can feel it. Had laryngitis early morning and ok later today. I am on some kind of sugar glucose now so that is a food of some kind. Still taking the … Continue reading →
Day +8, Jan 5. Skipped yesterday, Day 7 Whiny Day. White blood cells have not kicked in. Mouthsores have closed enough up up my throat so i can’t get fluids or solids down. Going without drinking or eating for 3 … Continue reading →
Well, I can’t swallow anything! Throat is very swollen and pretty painful but Dilaudid helps a lot. Energy levels low but not so bad that I can’t go walking down the hospital hallways and stirring up some trouble! I threaten … Continue reading →
Dr just left; said I was doing great. Mouth pain is still an issue but I have push button pain meds for that. Ive been getting platelet infusions which is to be expected. I miss my life at home. (Oops … Continue reading →
Day 4, Jan 1 Started the day with an x -ray and a new automated pain switch to control my mouth pain. Also got wheeled off for a sinus scan and I’m on antibiotics for a low fever. Can’t talk … Continue reading →
Day 3: Dec 31 Still on dilautid for mouth and throat pain. It works fairly well but forget about walking today. I will figure out something tomorrow. Doing additional breathing exercises to prevent pneumonia. Days are passing way too slow … Continue reading →
Day 2: Dec 30 Fighting major mouth pain right now and just cant eat much. Just got my first shot of delautid, not sure what’s gonna happen … Oh yeah, that worked. I can swallow now Happy times! White blood … Continue reading →
Day 1: Dec 29. Woke up nauseated but got meds for it. Mucositis is making it haerd to eat also, so mouthwashes are necessary. I can’t taste anything, so I kind of depend on Boost milkshakes. On a downward trend … Continue reading →
Better this morning . Slept ok for being awakened 4 times for vitals.
Nausea is gone and I’m getting my chocolate boost before they start. Mouth is sore but tolerable.