Tag Archives: Multiple Myeloma

Hitting the Wall

  This is NOLA Boy in 2006 in Washington State.  It is one of my favorite pictures of him because it captures the incredible sweetness of this wonderful man. As many of you know, he has hit a wall of … Continue reading

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What Will They Think of Next

Next to the chair at one end of the Infusion Room is this apparatus.  It makes a lot of noise as things come banging down from the ether! Clearly it isn’t brand new technology, but what a boon to being … Continue reading

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A Symphony in Blue

These are the morning pills, plus seven more at night.   And five extras every Sunday morning!   But totally worth it!  ;->

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Good News !!!

Below is a copy of an email that I sent out yesterday to friends and family, but I wanted to share this wonderful news with the friends that I have made through this blog. The picture above was taken in … Continue reading

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Bone Marrow Aspiration

It had been a while since DH had had a bone marrow aspiration, and he was definitely NOT looking forward to this procedure, particularly at eight o’clock in the morning! But as it turned out, they now give a light … Continue reading

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The Graduate

Thursday was the last of the radiation treatments. Whew! A really nice touch is that when a patient is finished a course of treatment, the staff all gathers around to give the graduate (and spouse!) a lei, a “Congratulations on … Continue reading

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See-through Skull

When he is on the gurney, as shown in the previous blog post, this is what is shown on one of the computer screens in another room. Today was fraction seven – out of ten. His double vision is abating … Continue reading

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Multiple Myeloma – the good, the bad, and the ugly

As some of you know, my husband, Gary, has been battling Multiple Myeloma, which is a non-curable cancer of the blood and bone marrow, since 2006. The disease is not immediately fatal, but what they call “manageable”, so we had … Continue reading

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