I got a call from my oncologist’s office that the Dexa scan came back in the normal range. Yay, one less thing to think about. Kinda a relief. Today we’re off to chemo day 2, and B needs a blood transfusion as his Hemoglobin was down to 7.4. I am so hoping that the chemo […]
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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So it was the local medical oncologist that had the biopsy results from the other Dr. The official diagnosis is Myelodysplastic syndrome high risk because of the 7q deletion. So at least he doesn’t need to do the induction in the hospital if it was leukemia. I guess that’s something. For now, it’s going to […]
I’m very happy to announce that my late Oct blood test results cancer levels dropped alot, even though I was only on IV chemo for 2 weeks (4 sessions) rather than 3 weeks for Cycle 1 (6 sessions). My cancer … Continue reading →
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I’m so happy that my Port operation was a success. To recap: Monday morning I went to Radiology at VGH for my Port (IVAD – Implanted Venous Access Device) operation. It was needed as my veins are damaged due to … Continue reading →
On Oct 14th, my Pomalyst chemo treatment came to end after 48 cycles (Cycle 48) or 192 weeks. It feels odd that it is over. It is unfortunate that Pomalyst didn’t remain effective against my multiple myeloma, even when Ninlaro … Continue reading →
I love saying Hello Nature! I wonder if there is somewhere in the world where sunflowers grow as big as trees. That would be an amazing place to visit. While taking my self-portrait, bees were flying around, but I focused … Continue reading →
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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