Month: January 2020

Breakdown of an LP Day: Part Deux

Team Naaman. Thanks for the heartfelt feedback on our last post.  Your comments lift us up! We were going for enlightenment, not pity or sadness, so hopefully it hit the right target. That being said, who’s ready to move on to The Clinic Part? Let’s start in the parking garage. It took us a while …

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Breakdown of an LP Day

Day 29 of Cycle 3 of long-term maintenance… but who’s counting?? Cheeky started up chemo today which includes IV meds at clinic, intrathecal (spinal) meds during his LP, and a bunch of oral meds at home.  This LP is actually a “make-up” LP that should have taken place on Day 1, but someone was still …

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Pneumonia

Hello, Team Naaman. Looks like Cheeky isn’t quite done with respiratory illnesses just yet. He developed a new cold and cough that was worsening. We were just in clinic yesterday for a count check (down, but no transfusion needed), but he worsened further. When we went in today, he had a nebulizer treatment and a …

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and Happy 2020, Team Naaman. We are delinquent in our holiday wishes, and delinquent in many, many thank-yous to everyone who made our Christmas extra merry. Photos with Santa at Bagelicious in North Haven was a huge hit.  The South Meriden Lions Club blessed us (and continues to) big time with a Christmas …

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