Monthly Archives: June 2011

Last bit of chemo is done

This afternoon a small amount of chemo drug was injected into the spinal fluid for the eighth and last time. This marks the end of chemo, that is, of planned and anticipated chemo. These intrathecal injections are a bit scary, … Continue reading

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Most likely had my last in-patient experience

Back at Generosity House, my home away from home in Rochester. I was discharged yesterday once methotrexate levels dropped enough to no longer need monitoring, meaning this piece is safe enough for me to leave the hospital. So far, as … Continue reading

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Final chemo round update

It’s Monday evening and my last chemo IV is done. However, the chemo has begun to take effect and knocked down my red blood cells (RBCs), so I’m here for the night to get a couple units of RBCs. Further, … Continue reading

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Young flock leaves coop & more from LP

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The new flock has feathered out and is learning to live outside the coop. Under the guidance of the geese, they are learning to accommodate with the older flock and other beings at LP. Santikaro is finishing up the first … Continue reading

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Final round beginning

Neutrophils bounced up enough to begin the 6th and final round of chemo. I was admitted to Rochester Methodist this afternoon, went up to Station 44 (my usual 74 was full), was logged in by my nurse, and am now … Continue reading

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