A love letter to my white blood cells

Dearest White Blood Cells, Oh you pesky little buggers that keep me alive and free from nasty infections.  I never really thought of you much and that was wrong of me.  A terrible oversight that makes my heart ache and my mind tense from the thought of what life could be without you.  Alas, at […]

I lied. A chemo followup. Hilarity and pain ensue.

So it is Saturday following the chemo that I had on Monday. And my perspective on chemo has changed radically from the afternoon that I wrote that post after having spent 3 days in the hospital following my infusion. I arrived home around 5:30 in the evening and felt completely fine.  My lovely friend and […]

Mystery Diagnosis

Mystery Diagnosis

If you want to know what happens when you get transverse myelitis and how confusing it is for doctors to diagnose this rare disorter that I also have, this episode of Mystery Diagnosis gives you a pretty accurate account of what was happening to me in the hospital the first trip in June. Thankfully, I was […]

My routine

I have gotten into a daily routine during recovery. This helps my body know what is going to happen when. 6:00 am Wake up 6:30 am Eat breakfast – usually Cream of Wheat 7:00 am Pee – Since I catheterize, I have to keep track of when I go 8:00 am Take medications 7:00-10:00 am […]