Memorial day – Day 3 of transplant

I  could not post yesterday because of lack of sleep once again. Sunday night they came in for my vital signs again at midnight and said I had a fever of 99.7 that they were going to watch.Well, I didn’t know “watch” meant every 45 minutes. They also said my blood pressure was low 90/38. …

Day 2 after transplant

I feel a “little” better than yestaerday. Yesterday was the day from hell. I couldn’t do anything except lie in bed and doze on and off all day. The tech came in at 11:30 take my vital signs. At 3:30 am I got up to go to the bathroom, then the nurse came in and …

Day after transplant

They tell me I have some fluid in my lungs, So I was given Lasex to try and make me pee a lot at 10 am. The oxygen levels went up a bit by 2 pm but I was given a chest x-ray and an EKG in case. Was given 4 mg of Dexamethasone to …

I got my Velcade today

Ater the low blood pressure watch and the fluids, the blood pressure really only went up a tad. I was told the Vecade “was here”. So now i’m hooked up to zofram – to help with nausea, and I also got 10mg of Dexamethasone and they want to give me Ativan for nausea also, but …

Please let me sleep

OK, I knew it was going to be hard to sleep around here but 4 1/2 hours total?They came in at 12:15 am last night to get my vital signs and I turned the lights out at 12:30 am. I was sort of dozing on and off a little before the nurse came in. At …

Finally got my Melphalan

I was supposed to get my Melphalan yesterday, but I couldn’t get a straight answer as to why I didn’t get it. The doctor had told me 1 day of Velcade, 2 days 0f Melphalan , 1 day of Velcade, then my stem cell infusion. Well now it’s a day of Velcade (monday) one day …

I go into the hospital today

Hello, Well I’ve ben busy the last 2 days with getting ready to go into the ‘slammer’ for 3 weeks. Afterall, I will be sequestered. Sunday I was pulling weeds by the light of the moon with some help from the outdoor porch light bulb. I was restless, and the weeds needed pulling. It’s pretty …

My first post on my Multiple Myeloma Journey

Hi All. I ‘m very excited to post to all who take the time to read this. I’ve been wanting to do this because I enjoy reading about other people’s MM journeys, so I hope mine is informative for at least some and not too boring for others. I will unfold as I go through …

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