Full day yesterday. It was a day off from work, but busy nonetheless:
5:15 AM Wake
5:30 AM Walk Gracie
6:20 AM Gym. 20 minutes upper body weight bearing exercise for bones. 20 minutes cardio
7:30 AM Home, shower
8:05 AM Get donuts for Dr Phan's office
8:20 AM Procrit shot at Dr Phan. Hemoglobin was 9.0. Low. First procrit shot in a month
9:15 AM Hour drive to West Hollywood for Dr B.
10:20 AM Monthly Dr. Berenson appt. All good, pleased with everything. Total 24 hour protein 1,062. Upep paraprotein 47%. Kappa light chains 42. Give research blood
12:00 PM Breakfast for Lunch. Smoked Salmon Benedict. Leslie had Eggs Florentine
1:00 PM Appt with Dr Froch, new kidney doctor. Give blood, urine, schedule ultrasound. Creatinine 3.48. All good
2:20 PM Back in car for drive home
4:20 PM Arrive back in Long Beach. 2 hour drive. Stop for early dinner.
5:30 PM Home. Walk Gracie
8:30 PM Sleep
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