Diane1186's MedHelp Blogs http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1846163 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en Still not right I had my blood drawn last week and hgb is 12.1, so it is still good, however I continue with the join Diane1186 Sun, 04 Mar 2012 12:46:40 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/345006/Still-not-right http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/345006/Still-not-right Not feeling quite right For the last 3 weeks I have had quited a bit of joint and leg pain. Legs ache and feel heavy, no ede Diane1186 Sat, 25 Feb 2012 21:06:15 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/343581/Not-feeling-quite-right http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/343581/Not-feeling-quite-right Monthly visit My hemoglobin has increased to 13.5, I will be increasing my RIBA to 1000 mg, back to the dose when I Diane1186 Thu, 16 Feb 2012 17:55:00 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/341929/Monthly-visit http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/341929/Monthly-visit Should I increase RIBA? Good news, HGB continues to improve. Up to 13.5, and my NP asked me if I wanted to increase my RIBA Diane1186 Tue, 14 Feb 2012 10:19:33 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/341508/Should-I-increase-RIBA http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/341508/Should-I-increase-RIBA Hemoglobin at 13.1 My NP called me yesterday evening with some great news. My HGB is up to 13.1 and I can discontinue t Diane1186 Wed, 08 Feb 2012 08:55:56 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/340413/Hemoglobin-at-131 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/340413/Hemoglobin-at-131 Update Realized I haven't been updating my journal, when a lot has happened. 1. HGB dropped down to 8.8 a Diane1186 Mon, 30 Jan 2012 08:54:06 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/338708/Update http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/338708/Update Started Procrit Today The decrease in RIBA did not improve the HGB. Went it to the office and received 40,000 IU procrit. Diane1186 Wed, 28 Dec 2011 20:14:20 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/332700/Started-Procrit-Today http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/332700/Started-Procrit-Today HGB now 9.3 Took a nice short walk down at La Jolla cove, our walk was really cut short due to my legs aching and Diane1186 Thu, 22 Dec 2011 19:11:44 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/331924/HGB-now-93 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/331924/HGB-now-93 CBC Good news. My HGB didn't drop any further. It didn't improve, but it didn't get worse. Maintained Diane1186 Fri, 09 Dec 2011 20:05:26 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/329836/CBC http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/329836/CBC