So tomorrow is my birthday and I’ll be 44!! Who would have guessed I’d get this far along the line – certainly not me when I was diagnosed nearly ten years ago. And honestly I am so, so grateful to … Continue reading →
Three of the last five years, my wife and I have Christmased in the San Francisco Bay Area. We visit our son, my brother, and a niece. Our routine is […]
It was 32 degrees this morning when I walked. Everything was frosty. B felt good enough to come along and it was a lovely romantic walk in the moonlight. Jupiter and Venus? are aligned and quite a sight. I think Mars was there too but not as bright. Yesterday we drove to Sacramento for a […]
So still raining, but today is supposed to be sunny and then back to rain. UGhhhh, I really do get sick of it. Plus the yard looks rather sad and really needs some picking up. I did clear off the patio the other day as it looked like everything had been tossed on the patio […]
I’m happy to announce that my Dec blood test results show a decrease in cancer levels (m protein). My cancer levels dropped from 11 (Nov results four weeks ago) to between 5 and 6 now. With my particular type of … Continue reading →
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It really was a wonderful year with my remission still present. It’s been now, 2 1/2 years since my last Velcade treatment. I’m cautiously optimistic about my numbers in the next 6 months or at least I know that in the past my numbers don’t just skyrocket so that is reassuring. If something starts changing […]
It is very cold and windy here but the sky is bright blue. Very California-y winter day. We had a lovely Christmas and although I was going for complete minimalism, that didn’t exactly happen. But I think it was just the right amount of gifts and they were lovely. I received some new silicone spatulas( […]
Multiple myeloma is a chronic incurable disease. When I was diagnosed in 2007, the prognosis was three to five years. Little more than a decade later, due to advances in […]
Yesterday I decided to forego the gym and do some stuff around the house. First, I pulled off the couch covers and started them in the laundry. Believe me this is workout in it self. Wrangling the cushion covers and then the couch cover it self is not for the faint of heart. Here it […]
I’m happy to announce that my Nov blood test results show my cancer levels (m protein) have decreased from 27 four weeks ago (Late Oct results) to 11 now (Nov results). This is pretty cool and means that my chemo … Continue reading →
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