My leukemia's back.

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by donrae, Nov 9, 2014.

  1. N F C

    N F C got coffee? Premium Member Project Manager

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    I know! Ugh, it feels like a wet blanket dropping over you when you go outside. Ugh!
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    This is what I hate about being in remission. I'm going along recovering, happy enough, not at all thinking "oh gee, that leukemia might come back"....and then something makes me think it might.

    When I got my labs done last Friday, I didn't actually see the results, the doc just told me they were all stable. I had an appointment with my primary today (who I haven't seen in like a year), so I wanted to have copies of my recent lab work for her to review. Looked at my white count and neutrophil count, and to me they'd had a decent drop. now, I know "normal variations" happen, and things fluctuate even if they drew blood from one hour to the next, but this is enough to get my attention. The docs have always told me they look for trends in labs to identify relapse, and that's what happened last time. I'm getting labs again this Friday, and told Honey if they still concern me I'm just going to go ahead and ask for a bone marrow biopsy [​IMG]. Much as I hate to have those done, uncertainty is so, so much worse.

    I just can't even make myself think about this coming back.
     
  3. 3goodeggs

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    My family and I will think positive thoughts for you.
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    I pray it is all alright.
     
  4. N F C

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    Rachel, I'll keep you in my prayers [​IMG]
     
  5. hbhoffman

    hbhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rachel- big hugs!
     
  6. Outpost JWB

    Outpost JWB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rachel,

    Happy thoughts[​IMG] I am not going to think its coming back. I do however somewhat understand the fear. Every mole I get, I fear is skin cancer again. I am praying for you girl! Hang in there and stay strong! [​IMG]
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Rachel, [​IMG], the sourman is sending positive thoughts.
     
  8. Blooie

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    Hugs and prayers from Oleo Acres, too! [​IMG]
     
  9. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    Rachel, you are in my prayers. May I put you on my church prayer chain?
     
  10. N F C

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    Rachel, keeping my fingers crossed that your labs come out well today! [​IMG] We'll all be thinking of you.
     

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