It's a Dex Steroid life! But thank goodness for the fake weekly "pick me up"!
Thursday I began to feel better. Whew! Slight fever almost gone, all other symptoms not as intense, "headcold" symptoms subsiding, figured most everything was Velcade, Pomalyst, Dexamethsone related. By Friday, chemo appointment day, feeling almost ok! And of course, felt soooo much better after taking my 20mg Dex prior to my Velcade infusion.
Yes, it's been a month now of Velcade, Pom and Dex.
1st SubQ bruised at injection site, 2nd just a red rash, 3rd, slight red rash, and 4th, red larger rash. So far, me and SubQ get along. Not "enjoyable", but ok. Maybe this means Velcade doesn't have any impact on me :((
Full labs tomorrow, Dr consult appointment on Thurs Feb 16. Will find out if Pom, Velcade, Dex even made a dent this cycle. Hoping for better results than last cycle (see previous post for my numbers). Can't believe this Bi Polar life I lead now... lovely crash on it's way tomorrow and the next day and next day and for Valentine's Day lol!
Live happy, live well, and make a difference somewhere, somehow, with someone or something as often as you can!
Julie, you are an inspiration. I don't understand as tough as you are, why MM doesn't run for the hills. I am praying you get good results, and some real normal time. You have more than done your part, time for those overpriced drugs to do theirs!!ReplyDelete
LOL JC, I know! I just don't get why I don't "scare" MM off. Realizing just what they meant at diagnosis, when I was termed "high risk" and now "Aggressive" MM... but then again, as we know... it could be "so much worse"... crazy stuff this is, and all we can do is treat, treat, treat, live, live, live... and live for the day I can maybe ride! But in the meantime, send me more pics of you and your horses, and farm/ranch and rides. I will ride with you vicariously! Thanks for being such a loyal reader and checking in JC!! Cowgirls rule :)) xoxoDelete