As a cancer-having agnostic, there is a funny bit of verbal annoyance that I have come across. In case you didn’t know, as an agnostic, I don’t prescribe to any official religion, nor do I feel particularly strongly that there is or is not a God and/or afterlife. While I lean towards there not being […]

Cancer sucks. For real, guys. It’s funny that almost a year after my diagnosis, still, the most apt thing anyone has said since learning I got diagnosed has been “Man…that sucks.” I mean, what else do you say, really? Apologizing is kind of silly – it’s nobody’s fault. There are a million reasons why cancer […]

Howdy folks! So, as my facebook followers know, I’m officially passed the Day 100 milestone. While growing research is showing that this milestone is somewhat less important than previously thought, it’s a Big Deal(tm) nonetheless. The main things: CMV Reactivation One of the major concerns post-transplant is a virus called cytomegalovirus. Something like 80% of […]

First of all, I hope that everyone reading this that lives in the North East made it through Snowpocalypse Nemo ok. Where I’m at, it was fairly benign. No power loss, no real problems of any kind, and probably about 10″ or so of total accumulation. Nothing really to have worried about. I know that […]

Got a short one here today, but I figured it’s been long enough since the last update that people are curious with what’s going on with me. Down to 2 For the last 2 weeks, I’ve only had to go into the city twice a week, instead of three times a week. So that’s made […]

So it’s been a while, huh? I keep telling myself that “today” is the day I write an update on the blog. And then I’m downstairs, watching TV with whoever is watching me, and the 2 sets of stairs between my laptop and I might as well be infinity distance away. I blame the pills. […]

So, after having my white blood cell count hover around 0.2-0.3 for a few weeks, Thursday, we got a little bump. It bumped up to 0.5. Nice, but nothing great. Then Friday, it hopped up to 0.9. Now we’re getting somewhere. Saturday, it jumped all the way up to 1.4. Today? 2.0. Whaaaaaaat. Go baby […]