All posts by: Tanya aka Comic Strip Mama

It’s DAY +29 and Kevin officially has Graft versus Host Disease (“GvHD”) of the skin.  =( GvHD is a possible complication of any Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant (from a donor). It develops because the donor’s stem cells (the Graft) see certain...
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It’s DAY +28 of Kevin’s bone marrow transplant. We are now over the 1/4 mark to the DAY +100 milestone!! For semi-updated blood counts, please CLICK HERE. Tuesday, March 24th was Kevin’s last appointment at the BMT Clinic. The day...
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Today is DAY +24… Almost a quarter of the way to the DAY +100 milestone! For updated blood counts, please click…. OH THAT’S RIGHT, we don’t have any updated blood counts because we don’t know them because the BMT Clinic...
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Yesterday was DAY +19 and today is +20. Unfortunately there isn’t much to tell because we don’t have much information on Kevin’s progress. Apparently now that he is in BMT Clinic, Kevin needs to wait a WEEK to get his...
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Today is DAY +18 and yesterday was +17. For updated blood counts, please CLICK HERE. I took a little break from the laptop yesterday, but we have awesome news! Kevin was released from BMT outpatient yesterday and has graduated to...
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It’s DAY +16 and because it was a rest day or a “day off”, as the doctor put it, there are no updated blood counts today. In fact, if all goes well tomorrow at the hospital, Kevin should graduate from...
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Today is DAY +15 and I’m also going to tell you about DAY +14 because my brain was too exhausted to post after we got home from the hospital yesterday afternoon. For updated blood counts, please CLICK HERE. Yesterday was...
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Today is DAY +13! For updated blood counts, please CLICK HERE. Kevin is still in the hospital, but the doctor is going to consider releasing him tomorrow if he doesn’t get another fever and his counts move up a bit...
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Today is DAY +12 and what a freakin’ fabulous day we had today weather wise! It was incredibly awesome! For update blood counts, please CLICK HERE. So I have some good news and bad news. First, the good… Kevin’s white...
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It’s Day +11 and we are happy to confirm that engraftment has started!! Kevin’s White Blood Cell count was 1.1 this morning!! For updated blood counts, please CLICK HERE. For those of you who are thinking WTH is “engraftment”… basicially...
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