Hey people! Happy Solstice!!
I had the echo cardio gram and it showed my heart was fine. My Hemoglobin was down to 8 – normal is12 to 16. So the Dr decided to go ahead with the last session of Chemo and to give me 2 units of red blood cells (Note: not whole blood.) So I went into the infusion center on December 12th, and had the 3 full days of Chemo. They gave me one of the units of blood on Friday, the other on Saturday, (My hands and face turned pink for the the first time in weeks.)
However, as expected, the Chemo really whipped me – to the point that although I am dictating this, Michael (retired now) is typing it in. I still don’t know how we’ll publish this, but if you’re reading this – we managed.
So, Chemo is over, and there was much rejoicing! I went into the local U of M clinic to have my blood drawn for testing Thursday the 19th. The test showed that I had a hemoglobin reading of 9.8. It’s better, but I’m still quite anemic. On January 6th I go back to get a CT scan to see how effective the Chemo has been. On the 9th I talk with the Dr again to discuss future treatments (if any).
Thanks for all you kind thoughts and well wishes! Enjoy the holiday season and you should hear from me again in the new year!
7 thoughts on “Cancer Log 19.12.21”
May the improvement continue, and may you and Michael have a very Merry Solstice.
I am so relieved to hear this! Mazel tov! Happy Solstice! To a better 2020!
May your and Michael’s solstice be grand and may you continue to improve.
I hope everything continues to improve for you and Michael you guys are in my thoughts sending healing thoughts your way and a gentle hug.
Best news ever!!! Sending good vibes for continuous improvement and wishing you and yours a most peaceful holiday season.
Robin and Michael, Sending prayers your way. Much love and positive thoughts going out to you and your family. May the New Year bless your life with healing and recovery. Great big hug to you both.
With love from a huge fan, Eva