Tag: bone marrow transplant

Another date… Happy RE-Birthday Nathan…

Dates like these are and will be embedded in our minds forever, they never leave they just hang around; mind you some of these dates are ones to be celebrated then others are far from that. This date in particular was a bittersweet date for us, Nathan didn’t have a full match donor and as […]

Tough Roads (Osteo x2 and t-MDS/Leukemia)

It’s been some time since an update and I truly apologize to all but it has been pretty rough this last month for Nathan and my time has been few and far between being able to update. So many think because Nathan has had his transplant and is home that all is said and done […]

1st POST TRANSPLANT BMB RESULTS

Nathan had his first bone marrow biopsy post transplant 2 weeks ago and the results are in…these results show where Nathans cancer the t-MDS and the Leukemia stand in his system as of now; there will definitely be MORE biopsies done as time goes but as for today…. NATHAN’S TESTS SHOW…. . .NO BLOOD CANCER, […]

Nathan update…

Well it’s been almost a month now since Nathan has come home and it’s long and grueling…Nathan is on full isolation even at home with regular visits to the transplant clinic; meaning still no living and enjoying life like a normal teen should be BUT he’s home and that alone is a relief and we […]

Day -1 into Day 0 – aka: Transplant Day

We’ve been through day -1 and day 0 since I last updated… Long story short… day -1 was a day of rest for Nathan, no chemo’s or anything like that and I managed to get him out into the healing gardens for some great sunshine and fresh air. As the day went you could tell […]

Pre – Transplant: t-MDS (AML/Leukemia)

Nathan admitted into the hospital directly after surgery for his central lines on Wednesday, there were some complications feeding his lines in, Dr. tried the left side first, where his original lines were placed in 2010, and had no success so moving onto the right side with some complication’s along the way as well, he […]

WE have a timeline and a DONOR

  It has been very busy since I last updated for Nathan and my family… Nathan had completed his first round of “maintenance chemo” and did rather well considering it all, with mild chemo effects from what we’re use to, thankful for that most definitely, then he took some time off from treatment to recover […]