Tag Archives: anemia

Life Just Cant’ Get Any Weirder For Me

What to do about a high ferritin level? How about a good old fashioned blood letting! Seriously…! Then I’ll hit the Roman Vomitorium for good measure… Continue reading

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Until It Is Denied

People don’t know what they have until it is denied. My thoughts on this come out of two seasons of life where┬áI was denied much due to cancer and chemotherapy. I have fought and defeated Burkitt’s lymphoma in 2008 (read … Continue reading

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Day +5

The next few days should prove to be interesting. I was told day +6 through day +12 are some of the hardest due to engraftment. Engraftment is where the stem cells take up residence where they belong (bone marrow) and start populating and regrowing (it has been dead now for a few days). Continue reading

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50 years

Fifty years. I made it by the Grace of God. My goal is to make 51 now. A noble goal for me! Continue reading

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In the middle of it.

I am in the middle of the “nadir,” when I am at my lowest point…. Continue reading

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