Tag Archives: stem cells

Good news on cancer and eyes

I have failed miserably at keeping ‘the cancer blog’ updated – and that’s a good thing, I suppose. I have now been “clean” since my April autologous stem cell transplant. I had a PET scan in June and a CT … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions – Job & Health issues

  It’s been two weeks since my last update, one week-plus since I dropped one of my three antibiotics, and 97 days since my stem cell transplant for Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma.   So there are a few things to update and … Continue reading

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No toasts to my recovery for four months

I’m slipping a bit on weekly updates but that should mean the news is good – and for the most part, that would be an accurate assessment. The past week remained a roller coaster of recovery but with good signs … Continue reading

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Was that a corner I just turned?

Cancer treatment recovery is a tricky and stubborn cuss. There certainly are days I feel much better usually followed by a day or two of ‘will this ever end?’ But since my last update, just over a week ago, I … Continue reading

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Trudging the slow road of recovery

During cancer treatment life is pretty simpleĀ – you feel toxic most of the time. But recovery is a sly fox – you feel good a few hours and then crash and burn as a reminder that cancer and cancer treatment … Continue reading

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Can too much good news be a bad thing?

So far I’ve managed to survive a week of intense chemotherapy, eight days in the hospital with a dangerous blood infection, and all the assorted side effects that come with cancer treatment. My response to treatment has been very good … Continue reading

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Partying today like it’s 1999

So after posting that morbid selfie yesterday it’s all celebration today! The stem cell transplant process is all about the numbers during recovery and IĀ  hit a real good one this morning. My whites were in the 600s yesterday, which … Continue reading

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