Made it to 35
After the last few months I was really happy to see my birthday. Micki and Kassie even did a surprise birthday party, and in an amazing show of patience Kassie didn’t leak a word. So life is very good.
Not much to report on the cancer front. Looks like I’ll be [...]
Half time today
I made it into the office today for the morning period. I did find out that they deactivate your badge after some period so I couldn’t actually get into the building at first. Anyway I spent the morning catching up with my staff, other managers, PMs, and QA testers. You end up [...]
I got to hug Molly today finally!
Well today the catheter came out. Turned out to be pretty minor other than the surgeon getting pretty annoyed they had the wrong size scapel, an 11 instead of a size 10. It took the nurse 10 minutes to get the new one and the doctor just stood [...]
Nurses state ‘fastest recovery ever’
More good news today. After my last catheter flush, the two senior nurses declared that I was the fastest bone marrow transplant they had ever seen and that it usually takes months to recover. Most people get to keep the port a lot longer before they’re comfortable pulling it [...]
Many of you out there probably never saw my wonderful catheter, and certainly not the 90% of it that stays under the skin. It’s been my unfortunate pal since mid-November. Anyway it’s coming out finally on Monday morning. That will leave me almost completely normal and almost done with treatment. Apparently they don’t even [...]