Monthly Archives: December 2011

Day 3: Dec 31

Day 3: Dec 31 Still on dilautid for mouth and throat pain. It works fairly well but forget about walking today. I will figure out something tomorrow. Doing additional breathing exercises to prevent pneumonia. Days are passing way too slow … Continue reading

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Day 2: Dec 30

Day 2: Dec 30 Fighting major mouth pain right now and just cant eat much. Just got my first shot of delautid, not sure what’s gonna happen … Oh yeah, that worked. I can swallow now Happy times! White blood … Continue reading

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Day 1: Dec 29

Day 1: Dec 29. Woke up nauseated but got meds for it. Mucositis is making it haerd to eat also, so mouthwashes are necessary. I can’t taste anything, so I kind of depend on Boost milkshakes. On a downward trend … Continue reading

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Stem cell day. Dec 28, They call it you’re bday.

Better this morning . Slept ok for being awakened 4 times for vitals. Nausea is gone and I’m getting my chocolate boost before they start. Mouth is sore but tolerable.

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Day – 3: Dec. 25

Day – 3, Dec. 25 First day of Melphalan along with Gemzar. You have to be chewing ice for about 3.5 hours with Melphalan before, during and after to hopefully prevent mucositis. I was kinda shaky after this treatment but … Continue reading

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Day 4, Dec 24

Day: 4, Dec 24 Day off from chemo today and my sis is on the way. Took a great shower after unhooking all these tubes, feels so good. But I still can detect the smell of the drugs on me. … Continue reading

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Day -5, Dec 23

Day -5: Dec 23… AM Just took the last dose of busulfan. A bit tired due to lack of sleep. I was going to take a walk this morning but felt a bit dizzy and weak. Took a nap on … Continue reading

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