Friday, November 21, 2014
Here's my myeloma supplies at work. Renvela, a phosphate binder, taken after lunch, for the kidneys. Sodium citrate to flush the kidneys, also taken after lunch. Tums to help keep my calcium up to snuff. Purel for clean hands. A thermometer in case I'm feeling feverish, which (knock knock knock on wood) hasn't happened in a while. And Metamucil, for the clogging effects of all my other meds.
After I was diagnosed in 2011 with multiple myeloma, I was in and out of the hospital with fevers and/or severe anemia. I fucking HATED the ...