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Catch-up continued

Saturday, July 04, 2015      1 comments

The pictures from our summer camp appear to be too big to post on this blog. Oh well, I should have some others later that I may be able to post. Getting back to Danny and his treatment, we returned home from having been at camp Sunday nig... Read more


Saturday, July 04, 2015      5 comments

So much time has passed since I did a real Danny update that I am going to try to do a brief recap of just the main points. Given my propensity for long-windedness, I may not be successful in the 'brief' category, but I'll try. The previou... Read more

Appointment with neuroophthalmologist

Monday, June 22, 2015      2 comments

Once again I am skipping quite a bit of Danny medical stuff in order to blog about the appointment he had today, which was pretty intense, for me as well as him. He had been complaining of double vision quite a lot recently. As it turns ... Read more

Another Anxiety Episode

Thursday, June 18, 2015      5 comments

I haven't posted a Danny update in a very long time, mostly because I always seem to be too tired in the evenings when I tend to have more time. I will try to do an overall update of the past few weeks, but for the moment, I will start up afres... Read more

Ankle update

Saturday, June 13, 2015      5 comments

Well, I posted back in May (a month ago!), that I had been suffering with an injured and painful ankle. I saw the doctor, who ordered an x-ray and recommended pain meds, rest, etc. Well, pain meds didn't help much, and rest was pretty mu... Read more


Wednesday, May 27, 2015      3 comments

Today was one of those days when you pretty much come home, throw yourself in bed, and collapse, totally exhausted. It was a chemo day, slightly complicated by the fact that Henry was still in town for the long weekend, and he wanted to come to... Read more

Low white cells

Thursday, May 21, 2015      6 comments

Today Danny had a regular clinic visit for blood counts. I wasn't expecting anything too bad, since his counts had been fine on Sunday. In particular, his neutrophils (infection-fighting white blood cells) were relatively high. Well, I wa... Read more

Alexander has nothing on Danny

Monday, May 18, 2015      3 comments

That would be Alexander, he of the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. I actually thought we had had terrible, horrible, etc., days before, but I was wrong. They paled in comparison to the past three days. One day isn't enough to encom... Read more

Bad Ankle

Friday, May 15, 2015      4 comments

I don't think I mentioned in earlier blogs that I had an appointment with my own doctor (how bizarre to go to any doctor other than my kids') last week. I really like this guy. He does a whole lot of blood work and then sees areas that might b... Read more

MRI results

Saturday, May 09, 2015      4 comments

I was quite nervous about Danny's MRI results. Dr. Whiteway had put the request for a scan in the system, but when I went in to schedule it a week ago, the first available opening was June 21st. I knew Dr. W wouldn't think that was soon enough... Read more

Rocky start to the week

Monday, April 27, 2015      2 comments

After coming in for counts last Tuesday, and being started on Megace, Danny still had kind of a tough rest of the week. He was eating a bit more, but not enough more. We had to come in on Friday as well, since we had intended to go camping Fri... Read more

We have a plan

Wednesday, April 22, 2015      3 comments

Danny has been having quite a few nose bleeds the past several days. Having once been embarrassed by bringing him in to check platelets, only to find out that his platelets were fine and the nosebleed was caused by digital trauma, I wasn't goin... Read more

Last Day of Chemo...

Sunday, April 19, 2015      4 comments

...for the week, at least. Friday was another horrible day. Poor Danny was just so exhausted and sick, and he wouldn't eat (sending me just about around the bend with worry). I had him on a schedule for anti-nausea meds, which actually worked... Read more

Second two days of chemo

Thursday, April 16, 2015      3 comments

Unfortunately, the second two days of chemo were not good ones. No two ways about it, the past two days have been horrific. The hospital was having a blood drive on Wednesday, and as soon as I saw the signs, I decided to donate. I used ... Read more

First two days of chemo

Wednesday, April 15, 2015      7 comments

Yesterday Danny and I got up early for a looooong day of chemo. I gave him all the anti-nausea drugs that have been prescribed and are compatible with each other: Kytril, Marinol, and two Benadryl. I might not normally give him all four pills... Read more

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