Monthly Archives: June 2011

Home – Sweet – Home

I am typing this in Norwalk. After more than six months of treatment, my home base has returned home. Though I will visit Rochester from time to time, it is no longer my base of operations. With all due respects … Continue reading

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Out of neutropenia (at least for a day)

Blood counts are up today, not only WBCS, neutrophils, too. In fact, enough of the latter for a qualified end of neutropenia. The qualification, however, is that a quick bounce up can still drop down (ask Galileo) and platelets are … Continue reading

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In case you missed the solstice

A Solstice Approaches, Unnoticed by James Carroll  

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A few white blood cells appear

Looks like neutropenia has bottomed out as the lab was able to count some WBCs today. There aren’t a lot, but it’s a start. Hopefully, neutrophils and platelets will be following soon. Mucusitis lingers, effecting mouth and bowels. Both ends … Continue reading

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Muddling through one last bout of Neutropenia

Today is the 7th day of muddling through this final bout of neutropenia (NP). None of the blood counts are going up yet. Waiting for the platelets and WBCs (white blood cells) to starting going up because neutrophils will follow. … Continue reading

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