jm's Adventure with Multiple Myeloma: Relapsed High-Risk Myeloma - Update - May 30 2013

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Relapsed High-Risk Myeloma - Update - May 30 2013

I will be getting my Cycle 2 of Revlimid 5 mg tomorrow via FedEx home delivery - at least, I hope, I get the delivery. Monthly chemotherapy deliveries at home are always hard here in rural Idaho - but, I'll keep my fingers crossed for tomorrow. I'll begin Cycle 2 Revlimid 5 mg on 4 Jun 2013 for 21/28 days.

Started our day early by celebrating Gretchen Lawrence's Birthday a few days early at Paco's house. Gretchen is Paco's caregiver. We had a cake for her, but somehow, I missed taking a picture of it. We are ALL SO APPRECIATIVE of Gretchen's friendship!

Jeff fixed my bathroom fan/light combo - he can fix anything.

Jani weeded along the rocks in the front yard much of the day - that girl has boundless energy.!
I picked up the mail at the Post Office and stopped at Ivies for potato salad ingredients. Carol and Jani had to go back to the store, because I bought the wrong sized potatoes. None of us know how to make potato salad like our Mom made, but, Carol and Jani were up to the attempt, from my one-with-the-sofa living room view, I watched and did some "official tasting".  I tried to call Cora Lockie for recipe hints, but was unable to reach her. Cora makes a potato salad very close to our Mom's recipe.
In the end, let's put it this way - we were close - but, the potato salad is NOT EXACTLY Mom's - we'll keep working on it down the road. We like the sweet pickle variety!

We walked the dogs around the block - my first walking outing in a long time and I really enjoyed it.
Nick wanted to go on a 4-wheeler ride and SO DID KEMMER. Nick went, but Kemmer had to stay home. I want SO MUCH to be able to ride my 4-wheeler with Kemmer, but 31 platelets may just not be enough to prevent any bleeding that might occur from bumping, etc!
Nick's Dzadzi (grandfather in Polish) ordered him a locally made birthday cake for tonight and we had an early party for Nick who will celebrate his actual 36th birthday on 3 June back in Austin, Texas. 

1 comment:

  1. I'll also keep my fingers crossed for tomorrow for your fedx, fell very sick today 90s in new york heat not helping.enjoy your company.Joe