Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Back to the routine

Yesterday it was back to chemo. Wasn't bad. I got a big dose of benadryl that makes me loopy, but also allowed me to get my first good night's sleep in a couple of weeks. The drugs I got during stem cell collecting seemed to stay in my system for a couple of days, and I hadn't been feeling good at night. But last night, felt and slept good.

I had an extra week off of chemo to do the stem cell harvesting. I was worried about how that would impact the cancer and my numbers.  But they stayed close to the same, which is good.  Hopefully this current round will kick some ass.  Next time we meet with Berenson, maybe we'll discuss moving into a maintenance program. I imagine that I'll have 3 or 4 more cycles and then it's maintenance. But what do I know?

Today it's back to work. Haven't been here in two weeks, taking me a while to get back in the groove and remember what I am working on.  I'll stay to about 2 or 3 today. Not bad, not bad at all.

Yay 2012!!! Let's end 2011.

1 comment:

  1. MATT: I want you to know how much I appreciate the fact that you are keeping us all up to date. Wishing you and Leslie all the best in 2012!!!


Berenson Oncology Success Rate

 Some reading about my myeloma specialist's success rate. A press release and an article from Targeted Oncology.