Monthly Archives: March 2012

Wow! Who knew a kick in the nuts is what I needed?

I really appreciate Meredith letting me get away for a few day but next time I decide to take a 4 day trip, I’m not going to go somewhere they kick me in the nuts for 4 days… I just

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Saturday Night Disco Fever

Today was a fun day. You wouldn’t have known Jackson was here for chemo unless you saw him hooked up to the machine. Jackson woke up this morning in a great mood. He had a decent appetite and we were

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Round 3

Headed off to Round 3 at Yale this morning. This time Jackson is getting two new drugs Etoposide and Cisplatin. The new drugs come with their own side effects and, as we found at the hospital, their own schedule –

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Harvest Time

Jackson’s counts were very good yesterday so the doctors decided to keep him in the hospital last night and then harvest his stem cells today. Disappointing that we had to stay last night but atleast we don’t have to come

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Today was a good day! 50% off…that’s a good deal!

Jackson has been running a fairly high fever all week. As a result, they decided to do a CT scan last night to make sure they didn’t see any infections in his chest and abdomen. The added bonus was a

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Another Rocking Saturday Night at Yale

Well…just like clockwork, Jackson’s fever spiked back up today (approximately 7 days after the start of his last round of chemo).  As a result, we headed back to Yale. We got checked in and had a pizza party in the

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Back to NYC

Went back to Sloan for another meeting with Dr. Modak. Firmed up Jackson’s surgery plans for mid April. But questions still remain about the plan for stem cell transplant and antibody treatment. We will readdress the question after surgery and

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