My leukemia's back.

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

  1. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Congratulations!

    Wait.....they call you Diane [​IMG]? You'll always be Blooie to us.
     
  2. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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  3. FridayYet

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    Congratulations Blooie! You deserve it!
     
  4. N F C

    N F C More coffee please! Premium Member Project Manager

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    No, I think now we have to call her Lady Di. Gotta stick with the proper protocol you know, lol.
     
  5. Blooie

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    Thank you one and all! And if it's all the same to you, I'd rather just stay Blooie, raise chickens and visit.

    Edited to add: On the way home I learned that there were more than 2 others who have been presented with this special award - the correct number is 5. Two or five, it doesn't matter. Either way I'm in superb company and they set the bar pretty high! I just didn't want to be fibbing about it.
     
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  6. hbhoffman

    hbhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congtatulations, Lady Blooie! [​IMG]




    Here is a photo to share that i found:[​IMG]
     
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  7. N F C

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  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Hey all....

    So, as a prevention for a specific type of pneumonia, they've been giving me an IV infusion every 4 weeks of a med called pentamidine. Last time I had my PICC line out so had to get stuck for the IV...no biggie, the infusion nurses are great. Well, this time the Dr. ordered it as an inhaled/nebulizer. HOLY *&*#*##**!!!!! Never, ever again, that was horrible. During the treatment I was coughing and gagging, runny nose and eyes watering, and it was hard to breathe it into my lungs. Right after was a tad better, then like a delayed reaction or something. I got so short of breath walking back to the van I had to stop and rest. Once I made it to the van, I sat there a good 40 minutes just breathing. I could breathe, but I felt like I couldn't get a good deep breath, I guess similar to an asthma attack? Anyway, it eased up eventually and I was able to drive home. But, that's never happening again! Hopefully my platelets will be up enough next month I can use the oral meds, either that or the IV version again. ICK!!!!!

    Besides that...things going well. Got a planter re-planted this am, spray painted some pots for some mums I bought yesterday, just had a nice day puttering. Until the nebulizer from hell, that is [​IMG]
     
  9. Blooie

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    Oh,YUCK! I have cottonwood allergies and when they are flowering I can breathe in but I feel like I can't breathe out! So I can relate. Want us to go tell those doctors that you'd rather get poked than choked?
     
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  10. hbhoffman

    hbhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Knock me out first then poke me would be my choice! Otherwise I refuse!

    The sweet Hen and cute puppy aren't mine. Should/can it still be entered?
     

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