Welp . . . came in for transplant, discovered a viral pneumonia. Put the femur surgery on hold until I get stronger physically. Discovered the pneumonia was probably nothing more than a bad cold. NOW … will be admitted to University of Pennsylvania Hospital for four straight days of chemo. This will be a cocktail like the back pack regimen but a little more tailored to my needs and what worked previously.
The Cancer is raging away. Basically, the back pack worked but for some reason Dr. J took me off of it and moved on to a different drug which had no effect on the Cancer and may have damaged my kidneys as well.
When I got here on Monday, my calcium was high and my creatinine – or kidney measurements – were out of control. In the last few days my calcium is now normal and my creatinine has plateaued and started downward.
So, after all of that I am healthy enough for chemo.
The infusion starts today and goes through Monday! What a weekend I have planned!
Thanks for your support and caring. Love you all.