Becca323's MedHelp Blogs http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1250698 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en The journey ends here... He did it. He beat cancer! His scans and bloodwork all came back normal and inactive. The nodules in Becca323 Fri, 05 Oct 2012 21:15:07 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/560199/The-journey-ends-here http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/560199/The-journey-ends-here Update It's been awhile since I've been on here to update about Abel's condition. He has a nasty infection i Becca323 Fri, 14 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/551396/Update http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/551396/Update The last day Today is the last day of chemo...unless his Oncologist says otherwise on Monday... Becca323 Fri, 24 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/543729/The-last-day http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/543729/The-last-day Chemo Cycle 3, Day # 4 Bad, bad nausea today...to the point that he almost didn't make it out of the parking garage without Becca323 Thu, 23 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/543381/Chemo-Cycle-3--Day--4 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/543381/Chemo-Cycle-3--Day--4 Chemo Cycle 3, Day # 2 The results from the Doplar showed that Abel has bloodclots in his arm, which is a condition called S Becca323 Tue, 21 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/529210/Chemo-Cycle-3--Day--2 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/529210/Chemo-Cycle-3--Day--2 Chemo Cycle 3, Day # 1 This is the start of (hopefully) the last cycle. It's a possibility that they are going to take him o Becca323 Mon, 20 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/528807/Chemo-Cycle-3--Day--1 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/528807/Chemo-Cycle-3--Day--1 Bleomycin Day Got some bloodwork today and all normal ranges so he was able to get Bleo today as well as a Neupogen Becca323 Tue, 07 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/528117/Bleomycin-Day http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/528117/Bleomycin-Day No Bleomycin Well his WBC tanked...again, so no Bleo for him. Instead, he gets some Neupogen Becca323 Tue, 14 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/528110/No-Bleomycin http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/528110/No-Bleomycin Lymph Node swollen Abel was complaining of pain under his left armpit, so I had him lift his shirt up so i can see if an Becca323 Fri, 17 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/528108/Lymph-Node-swollen http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/528108/Lymph-Node-swollen Chemo Cycle 2, Day # 2 Given the usual plus it's Bleomycin day. Becca323 Tue, 31 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/523336/Chemo-Cycle-2--Day--2 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/523336/Chemo-Cycle-2--Day--2 Chemo Cycle 2, Day # 4 Given his usual stuff and they are giving him magnesium sulfate as well as his fluids and chemo. Next Becca323 Thu, 02 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/523333/Chemo-Cycle-2--Day--4 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/523333/Chemo-Cycle-2--Day--4 Chemo Cycle 2, Day # 3 He is given Ativan and Zofran for his nausea. Bad, bad nausea. Becca323 Wed, 01 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/522991/Chemo-Cycle-2--Day--3 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/522991/Chemo-Cycle-2--Day--3 Finally Abel finally started up his 2nd cycle of chemo today. It's about time! He got approved for health ins Becca323 Mon, 30 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/522473/Finally http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/522473/Finally Stress as the Caregiver Being a caregiver is rough business. I assumed that it was going to be hard, but not like this, espec Becca323 Thu, 19 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/518186/Stress-as-the-Caregiver http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/518186/Stress-as-the-Caregiver Creepy Crawley He keeps complaining of a "creepy-crawley" feeling in his skin every time I touch him and I'm learnin Becca323 Thu, 19 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/518173/Creepy-Crawley http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/518173/Creepy-Crawley Surgery He finally got his abscess cut and drained today! It's about time! It was gross and I get the "honor" Becca323 Mon, 16 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/517247/Surgery http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/517247/Surgery B-A-L-D I got to shave Abel's head and it is so strange to see him bald now. He has a sort of peach fuzz on h Becca323 Sun, 15 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/516974/B-A-L-D http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/516974/B-A-L-D BW Full bloodwork today. Won't get the results until Monday. I hope his tumor markers and other numbers Becca323 Sat, 14 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/516100/BW http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/516100/BW New Antibiotic He was given Rocephin IV today and finally got cultures done on the abscess on his leg. I would have Becca323 Fri, 13 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/515817/New-Antibiotic http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/515817/New-Antibiotic Diagnosis Day This was the day that Abel found out he had Testicular Cancer. Becca323 Fri, 27 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/515614/Diagnosis-Day http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/515614/Diagnosis-Day