Whenever I need a quiet moment around nature, I like to wander around the forest by my house. The quiet and tranquility is peaceful and I use the time to reflect on my health and how fortunate that everything is going ok. I’m feeling great, staying positive, and enjoying life.
I have my Complete Blood Count (1 tube blood test) every two week and it measures my overall health. My most recent results were good as usual, my hemoglobin (130) was below normal levels as was expected as I have anemia.
|Reference Range||4.0 – 11.0||135 – 170||150 – 400||2.0 – 8.0|
To recap: On Sunday, October 25th, I completed Cycle 10 Week 1. I have Multiple Myeloma and anemia, a rare blood cancer. It is incurable, but treatable. From February to November 2013, I received Velcade chemo through weekly in-hospital injections as an outpatient. Since February 9th 2015, I have been on Pomalyst and dexamethasone chemo treatment (Pom/dex).
Weekly chemo-inspired self-portraits can be viewed in my flickr album.
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