Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Tick Tock...Almost Friday!!

Friday, Friday, Friday.  I ride my bike to work Friday.  Almost 22 months to the day from my diagnosis. Super duper very excited.  I have chemo Thursday, so riding Friday will be a piece of cake, given the jolt of energy from my Dex (steroids).

I did lab work this morning in advance of Thursday's chemo. All is good and steady.  Creatinin 4.11. Good for me, but we still want it down around 2.  Hemoglobin is 11.4.  Excellent. No procrit shot needed and almost in the normal range.

March is Myeloma Awareness Month, so I'll be posting a lot more factoids and information about the MM over the next few weeks.

March 20 I'm hosting a Cure Talk Panel, which so far includes another myeloma patient and an attorney from the Cancer Legal Resource Center.  The talk will focus on work and working with cancer. I'm trying to get Don Baylor, batting coach for the Diamondbacks, as the third member of the panel. He, too, is a myeloma survival. From what I hear, he's expressed interest in doing panel, but making it work with his spring training schedule is the challenge. Stay tuned.

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