Month: September 2019

Belated chemo update

We made it. Cycle Two of Long-term Maintenance! Phew. Last Thursday, Naaman made counts to begin this next round which included IV chemo and also intrathecal (into spine) chemo.  Before the IV chemo and LP, they also noticed his blood sugar was down to 50 so they gave him some sugars to get back up …

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Tribute to Pancho Billa

While not all Team Naaman followers are fans of the Buffalo Bills, everyone can stand behind the legacy of Buffalo Bills superfan, Ezra “Pancho Billa” Castro.  I apologize in advance that I won’t do his story justice, and I recommend checking out his page in the links below.  Cool dude, loving father, and devoted fan.  …

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The Amazing Spider-Man!

  Look who showed up at our house! Nadine and Naaman were in awe when they saw the one and only real Spider-Man walk out onto our patio! Nadine took a gazillion pictures with her Instax mini camera  (like a Polaroid) and filled up her album, even sharing one with Spidey.  They were beside themselves! …

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‘Roiding on

Naaman is rounding out another steroid pulse, and the rest of us are looking forward to it passing.  We are trying to stay focused on one day (or rather simply the next five minutes) at a time, because thinking of these steroid pulses repeating until end of treatment makes us want to hide in the …

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