I started Intravenos (chemotherpy) Cyclophosphamide. I am to drink water and eat as I wanted. It was strongly recommended to drink lots of water when going through chemo. It is recommend to stay away from greasy food. There is a booklet that was given to me with guidelines of four categories schedule, diet, responsables (doctor … More Day -11 (December 7)
The last two days are just waiting for injections from doctor who visits you at the apartment, and taking the necessary pills from the care package. The injections are stimulating stem cells so they will hopefully harvest on Thursday, December the 15. We took a trip to the grocery store using Uber to Walmart. I … More Day -9 and -8 (December 9 and 10)
Yesterday we had a day trip. We had lunch all together. We walked around the plaza. Took lots of pictures. December 13 had a flare up. Numbness in my arm and leg. Started during lunch. Continued during the night. The doctor were a phone call away. They would wait till morning, to administer any steroids, … More Day -5 and -4 (December 13 and 14)
Let’s go back to yesterday. We got the good news! We are ready for stem cells to be harvested! We were picked up and taken straight to the hospital where the collection took place. I was hooked up and told that I would not be able to move my arms for at least 5 hours, … More Day -1 (December 17)
The day has arrived! Thank you for following my journey on getting to this day. There has been a lot of mixed emotions, struggles of occurrences, different responses on coming here…. I have seen miracles that take place because of this process, I cannot wait to report the same! HAPPY STEM CELL BIRTHDAY TO ME … More Day 0 (December 18)
These are cautious days for my body. What is around(sickness), what I eat, and staying clean. I will be indoors the next few days. If anyone comes in or out I will offer a breathing mask. Today we have a consultation this afternoon to discuss blood work and symptoms. I will make them aware of … More Day 1 and 2 (December 19 and 20)
Stayed indoors the last few days. All food was supplied. Felt strong strong today. Watch football all day. Talked to kids. Nothing much to report.