Thursday, December 15, 2011

The Stockings were hung,,,,

...from the IV pole with care, in hopes that red blood cells soon would be there.  Ahh...more Christmas fun!

I had my 5th 8 hour chemotherapy on Tuesday, December 13, which included a bonus round 2 unit blood transfusion. The blood transfusion was a good thing - 4 hours long, but as the chemo deters the growth of new cells it provided a red blood cell boost to carry more oxygen through my system. 

I now have more energy, less light headedness and shortness of breath - it was a good thing. 

One more session of chemo likely the week of January 9 to be followed by a CAT scan and then a determination of what we can do for next steps. Feeling pretty good and getting into the holiday spirit.

Best wishes to all of you!

1 comment:

  1. I love your humor Joe... so entertaining and soooo healthy. I love you!!!!! Terry