Monthly Archives: February 2015

It’s DAY -6. Kevin had his last dose of high dose Busulfan chemo. To see updated blood counts, CLICK HERE. He is a bit more nauseated today, but everything is being controlled by anti-nausea medications. Speaking of medications, I said I...
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We are nearing the end of “DAY -7”, another high-dose Busulfan chemo day. To see updated blood counts, CLICK HERE. Kevin wasn’t feeling up to eating any breakfast this morning, which was a perfect opportunity to try one of his...
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It’s Day -8. To see updated blood counts, CLICK HERE. Kevin experienced some pretty intense night sweats in the middle of last night, but other than that and a tiny bit of stomach upset/nausea, the first dose of Busulfan didn’t cause...
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It’s “Day -9” in our bone marrow/stem cell transplant (BMT/SCT) journey. Yes, that negative sign is meant to be there. That is how they do the countdown pre-transplant. Transplant day is considered “Day 0” and all days post-transplant are marked...
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Just a quick update to let you know that the Hickman Line insertion procedure was a success! Better than a success because it wasn’t the terrifying experience that Kevin anticipated it would be! For those who have no idea what...
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If you have taken a look at the Transplant Calendar on the site, you will notice that each day that I have entered leading up to transplant is marked with a negative number. TRANSPLANT DAY is considered “Day 0” and the...
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Last Thursday, February 5th, 2015, Kevin had his final pre-transplant consultation at the Bone Marrow Transplant Centre in Ottawa. It was officially the beginning of the countdown to transplant. “Day -13” We met with several members of the Transplant Team....
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Hello everyone! Today is World Cancer Day 2015! “Taking place under the tagline ‘Not beyond us’, World Cancer Day 2015 will take a positive and proactive approach to the fight against cancer, highlighting that solutions do exist across the continuum...
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