Day 30!! Almost there. :)

Day 30!! Almost there. :)

Day 30 Well part of the mystery is solved. I have the rhino virus. May sound like nothing to you but if you have low counts and a suppressed immune system the average cold can be hell. It’s been a tough week. I’m at least happy we have some answers […]

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Happy Thanksgiving Day 29

Happy Thanksgiving Day 29

If you have had a rough Thanksgiving with in-laws, extended family members don’t let it impact your day. Be thankful GOD gave you THIS day. Be thankful you woke up, be thankful you aren’t celebrating while fighting for your your life. Be thankful you had the immune system to get […]

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Giving thanks

Giving thanks

Cesar and I walk the hospital today. Not angry that we are here without Gabriel but blessed I’ve been given new life. Saying thanks. Praise GOD

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Happy thanksgiving

Happy thanksgiving

Thankful for an amazing husband who has stood by me through more sickness than health. One day we will renew those vows and say “in more health than sickness.” Love him so much.

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Day 29

Day 29

Happy thanksgiving everyone. Cesar and I wake up feeling so blessed. We may be away from Gabriel but honored to be celebrating the gift of life and also the gift of amazing friends. Thank you for being our support team and keeping us strong. We love and appreciate each friend. […]

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Graft vs Host fever Day 27

Graft vs Host fever Day 27

Fever for 3 days now. On standby to get admitted. They are waiting to see if I look worse. All tests (cultures etc. No flu. No RSV, X-ray clear so no pneumonia) came back clear so they think it could be engraftment. That’s Graf vs host disease GVHD of Lisa […]

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Day 25 fever.

Day 25 fever.

Well you learn something new everyday. I have a fever. Rushed back to the hospital. I was using a heating blanket but fever stayed after and no one told me I’m NOT allowed to ever use a heating blanket. Apparently chemo ruins the body’s ability to regulate it’s own temperature. […]

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Day 24

Day 24

Day 24 was a great day for the most part. Counts are mostly on the rise. The whites dropped a few points but the neutrophils, the most important part of infection fighting whites did go up from 1.28 to 1.19 to today 1.41. Big progress. Platelets are also up from […]

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Papi #ArmoringUp

Papi #ArmoringUp

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKBN7xQNXGE Look who is #ArmoringUp. Talk about a gift. My dad, age 73, tells me that he feels so good from eating right and walking that he felt like jogging today. He hasn’t gone running in years after 2 hip replacements. He once ran marathons and thought he wouldn’t have […]

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