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#1 Margaret

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Posted 16 April 2008 - 01:43 PM

Hi Peanut~~~

Where are you now....still in Chicago? How's the rib healing and when do you start your SCT? Just being nosey!!!

Take care, Everyone.
Margaret

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Posted 16 April 2008 - 02:14 PM

Hi Margaret,
Thanks for asking. I'm here in Chicago, a bit sleepy but rollin' along in the stem cell process. My rib no longer hurts but it clicks funny in me. I'm glad cause I wanted to get off the prescription pain medication they gave me for that as soon as possible.

As far as stem cell goes, I'm just starting my Neupogen shots. Neupogen creates the cells in me needed for the transplant; they will be removed on April 21st. I get them back May 13th. So until then we get up at 7 am and I get shots. The 21st is also the day my hair may start falling out, so I've cut my hair in expectation - into a mohawk... He He. I'm kinda ridicerous.

I am staying in a faux-euro apartment hotel room with a full kitchen with my mom-in-law to care for me. We stay in quite a bit cause energy is something I don't always have. Thank you Jefa for the lovely basket of cookies.

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peanut

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my HMO makes me wear a helmet...

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Posted 16 April 2008 - 02:17 PM

Hi Peanut,
I also was also thinking of you this morning, hope you are doing o.k,
resting up and all.

Take care
Celia

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Posted 16 April 2008 - 02:47 PM

Hi Peanut, You have been in my thoughts lately. You are a trooper!
Best of luck to you!!
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Posted 16 April 2008 - 05:01 PM

Hi Peanut,

I've been thinking about you too. I wish you lots of good luck and I'll send positive thoughts your way.

Cheri

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Posted 16 April 2008 - 05:11 PM

Hey Peanut,

Glad to hear you're hanging in there. Do you REALLY have a mohawk?! Take pictures and post them, :lol: you nut!

You're always in my thoughts.
Luv ya,

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Posted 16 April 2008 - 05:20 PM

Hey Darlin'
sounds like you're well on your way. I'm so glad you beat all those setbacks and nothing stopped you from making this really happen.

You're always in my thoughts,
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Posted 17 April 2008 - 01:40 AM

Peanut,

Glad to hear that things are moving forward for you.

I love the mohawk idea. It's really hip now so you're in fashion :)

Karen

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Posted 17 April 2008 - 07:46 AM

Hi peanut,

Keeping you in my thoughts.... saving your energy is a good thing, for sure.

Take care of yourself.
Hugs, Susie
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Posted 17 April 2008 - 08:00 AM

Sending you all of my extra energy --- had a good day today!! Must be exciting to finally get started, I'm so excited for you!!!!

A friend of mine just got back from Italy and got me some'Bacetto' candy--OOOOOOOOOOOH SOOOOOOOOOO GOOOOOOOOOD!! I've got one with your name one it and will send strong thoughts to you while I'm consuming it. Wish I could give it to you in person as a celebratory candy ' cause I feel that this is going to go great for you

Want to see your mohawk as well, I'm back on oral cyclophosphamide and and looking for a new cut. PM me if you have time and get a picture. You are my inspiration girlfriend and I am thankful for that.

Best wishes, soft hugs and lots of virtual goodies coming at ya' --TJ



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Posted 17 April 2008 - 08:30 AM

Thank you so much friends for your good thoughts.
I know I am well these days because of you.

peanut

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my HMO makes me wear a helmet...

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Posted 17 April 2008 - 10:07 AM

I'm late on this train.....but I've been wondering too! I'm so glad it is working out for you Peanut! Hang in there, I know you can do it all the way!! I think you should share the picture with us too! ;) .....you'll stay in my thoughts!
Sending good wishes your way!

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Posted 17 April 2008 - 12:23 PM

Peanut,

Thanks for the update. I'm a bit out of touch with everyone so it was nice to hear how things are your way. I'm so proud of you. You are in constant forward motion, and keep the best attitude. You are an inspiration for me.
Warm and gentle hugs,

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Posted 17 April 2008 - 12:35 PM

Hi There Peanut:

Glad to hear you are there and all is going good. I am glad your ribs are healing and that you are being taken care of. Please continue to do well and keep us all updated on what is going on! Stay strong this will work great for you! You are in my thoughts!

Warm hugs,

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 01:15 AM

So glad to hear you're doing well - sending warm hugs & am sending good thoughts to you.
Annie