Sunday, February 24, 2013
Update to Being Ready
Here's a question. Well, it was a question I asked Dr B not too long ago. Given I feel so good and am doing so well, can I take a drug vacation? A break from all the stuff for just a little while. His answer was a resounding and emphatic no. We've got the myeloma under control but it's still there. And that's the thing with myeloma, it sticks around. But it is treatable and manageable. Dr B pointed out that I'm lucky and not too impacted by the chemo. So why risk stopping and letting the myeloma gain momentum. The program stays the same. Some day, we'll totally wipe this out and I'll get that drug vacation.
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