As I sit here before work on this beautiful Easter Sunday morning, I’m updating my current bills for my treatment and I’m drawn to this number at the bottom of the spreadsheet we update. And the total billed for my 5 months of treatment is: $101,000 What can this get you? Well here are a… Continue reading Thoughtful
Its been a few days since I posted here so I thought I would give you an idea what I’ve been up to: School: Physics test today Work: Busier and busier Bikes Battling the never-ending cold Upcoming events: Meet Radiology Oncologist on Friday Radiation begins on Monday Anyways, I’ve been super busy. Hope you all… Continue reading Update
Here it is; enjoy.
I AM OFFICIALLY DONE WITH CHEMO!!!! VIDEO DOCUMENTING MY LAST CHEMO VISIT TO FOLLOW SHORTLY…STAY TUNED. NEXT STEP – RADIATION (1.5 – 2 MONTHS)
So I’m sitting here gloating over my recent score, a 93% on my Physics test! This is a drastic improvement from my earlier quiz score, as I regrettably remember. This week has been … busy. I got chemo on Monday, which didn’t set me back much. Felt lively and ready for action pretty much all… Continue reading Friday Night LaTex
So I’m getting ABVD #7 right now. That means after this week … only one more treatment of chemotherapy!!! Then radiation, but that’s of no concern to me. Anyways, here is an interesting story I happened across this morning.
Was browsing online and found these pictures. Not meant to be weird or anything but these are the cancer cells, called Reed-Sternberg Cells, that are infecting my body and being destroyed by my ABVD Treatment.
That’s right! I had my 6th session of ABVD today (minus the B). Many reasons for subtracting the B, first of all Big Willy don’t need all of the chemo anymore, and second of all my “mass” is shrinking. All I hear now in the docs office is.. Textbook response Great Exactly what I thought… Continue reading A(B)VD #6
Went into MSTI today…got denied chemo. My white blood cell count (WBC) is too low, even more specifically, my Neutrophil count has dropped below 600 (something about my body not being able to react quickly and regenerate due to the cumulative effects of ABVD), this leaves me at high risk of infection due to almost no… Continue reading Chemo…or ChemNO
This week was a great week, got some things done: Ready for school Bike ride with Velopirates Work Laundry / Dishes These are all pretty menial tasks but hey! I had a good week anyways, and I have chemo tomorrow.