Category Archives: hodgkins

an evening can change in a moments notice

    I was watching the evening news tonight. I was busy cooking in the kitchen and my attention changed suddenly from my cooking to the TV during the sports section of the newscast. My eyes went wet. The terrible … Continue reading

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Cashing in my Humanity

Howdy all, I was released by my transplant team to return to work September 8th. I am working full time, which consists of 3 twelve hour night shifts. I was given a medical accommodation to not work more than two … Continue reading

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Mediport Removal

I have posted two new videos to my video channel on YouTube. You can get to them by clicking on the following: One video is a general update put out on 7-2-2015 and the other is about the Mediport … Continue reading

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12 hours later

My surgery ended about 7 PM last night. The first 12 hours have been rather painful and a bit rough.  I did get to go home, taking pain meds by mouth. That required a late night visit to our 24 … Continue reading

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Weak and Transfused

Today is day +2. I found myself able to move to the restroom, then to the couch. That was about it. No more strength. Profoundly weak and short of breath. My hemoglobin was 7.8, neutrophils are gone completely, white blood cell count was something like 0.1, platelets were around 50 or above. Continue reading

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