When, many many years ago (19, but who’s counting? 😉 ), my doctor uttered those two words, “mieloma multiplo,” I thought he’d said: “melanoma.” Who’d ever heard of multiple myeloma??? Ahhhh, how things change!!! And today, thanks to my research, mixed in with quite a bit of determination (stubbornness?), and, oh yes, quite a bit…
The last couple of days were worrisome. Dom had a bad tooth and had been taking antibiotics. Our dentist wanted us to see an oral surgeon yesterday.He spent a lot of time telling us how Bisphosphonates (In Dom’s case ZOMETA) can lead to “DE…
Looks like it is time for new treatment options. My monthly blood test results for September show that my cancer levels (m protein) have increased again. With my Ninlaro and Pomalyst chemo, I was given dexamethasone for 4 weeks at … Continue reading →
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Sunday morning it was lightly raining outside. It was so peaceful to hear the beautiful sound of raindrops outside my window. I didn’t want to go outside, so I grabbed a mirror in my room and took a self-portrait. Mirror … Continue reading →
Friday I was feeling pretty fatigued, either related to my multiple myeloma + anemia or side effects from dexamethasone. Whenever fatigue hits me, it makes it much harder to think. I find it best if I stop whatever I’m doing, … Continue reading →
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Our Slidell Oncologist is delighted with Dom’s numbers:WBC: 6.9RBC: 3.93 (L)HTC: 39.1Platelets: 223Kappa Light Chains: 13.5Lambda Light Chains: 16.1Ratio: 0.84ZERO…
I returned to the BC Cancer Agency to take my self-portrait on the outside patio. I wasn’t completely satisfied with last week’s photo there as I didn’t have time to try out a particular concept I was thinking about. So … Continue reading →
My monthly blood test results show that my cancer levels (m protein) jumped to between 37 and 38 from between 31 and 32 in July. In June they jumped to 25, up from 20 in May. This is unexpected. The … Continue reading →
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I like to be prepared in case of rain when I leave the house. I will check the weather report and if there is a possibility of rain, I’ll throw my umbrella in my backpack. As I walk and transit … Continue reading →
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As previously stated, my July blood test results showed that my cancer levels (m-protein) have spiked to very high levels (May = 20; June = 25; July = 31 – 32). So my Myeloma Specialist has added dexamethasone (dex) to … Continue reading →
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