Friday, October 25, 2013
Monthly 24 Hour Collection
Today, a Friday and the day after chemo, I am at work. I'm doing my 24 urine collection today, so my container is here at work. I keep it in a cooler and once in a while am asked why I'm taking my lunch into the restroom. Tomorrow I turn the pee in, give some blood, and wait for the results, which I should get by Tuesday or Wednesday next week. I'm not into predicting my monthly lab numbers. But this time I will. I predict my total protein will be 1450 and the upep (or bad protein) will be 48%. Both would be welcome improvements over last month's increases.
I recently met John, a fellow myeloma patient and advocate. He's involved in a program called Multiple Myeloma Journey Partners. Here...