Tag Archive: Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Feb 21

‘Nudder COP

cartoon image of driver by Buck Cash

Thursday, 2-21-02. Another day in paradise… Betcha thought I forgot about ya, huh? Not a chance! I’ve just been really, really busy lately. First of all, I’ve been getting a lot of rest. On top of that, I’ve been practicing my snoring habits extensively. Also, I’ve been checking my eyelids for holes a lot. OK, …

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Feb 09

Meow!

med scan smiley

Saturday, 2-09-02, and yesterday I got my CAT Scan.    The doc wanted it done from my abdomen down to my leg, in order to see if there’s anything going on in there that we don’t know about yet that could be preventing the blood clot in my leg from dissolving as quickly as it …

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Jan 30

Two Cops Walk Into A Bar…

smile smiley gif

It’s now Wednesday, 1-30-02, and yesterday I got my second chemo treatment which, as you may recall, is composed of: Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan), Oncovin and Prednisone. This morning, I woke up about 7:45am and the first thing I did was get sick. Paulette (my step-mom) had put a bucket for me to use near the bed …

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Jan 26

Clot, Part Deux!

image of clot in vein

Saturday, 1-26-02, and it appears I spoke too soon in my last update. On Thursday evening, 1-24-02, after I’d posted my last update, I started to feel something in my left leg. Not really pain; More like pressure. I could tell it was associated with the Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot). That night, as I …

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Jan 18

Toe Jam

tongue smiley

Friday, 1-18-02, and the word of the day is [warning]YYYEEOOOWWWWCCHHHH!!![/warning] The pain in my toes is back – with a vengeance! Man, these little piggies are hurting big time, just like they were when I first experienced the pain in them back in December. It feels just like a toothache; like an abscess; like a …

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Jan 16

Hot Wheels

3rd image of Buck in his wheelchair

Wednesday morning, 1-16-02. It’s been a week since my first chemo treatment and everything’s fine. I never got nauseated at all, let alone sick. I was really expecting that I would, considering how sick I got on some of the other medications, and the fact that they even gave me a prescription of Torecan to …

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Jan 09

Chemo Man

Wednesday morning, 1-9-02. I got my first chemotherapy treatment yesterday, and things seem to be going really well. I suffered no ill side effects, like nausea, during the administering of the drugs or afterwards, even up to now, as I write this, a little over 12 hours later. The appointment was rather late in the …

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Jan 05

The Clot!

image of hypodermic needle

It’s now Saturday morning, 1-5-02. It’s only been a couple of days since my last update, but a new development made it kinda necessary, at least in my mind. And since I’m running the show here, an update it is! You may recall that in the last update, I had a new pain. This one …

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Jan 03

Y2K+1

wrecked car

Thursday morning, 1-3-02, a week since my last update, and a whole new year has started. After the roller coaster of events in my life in 2001, I’m looking forward to this fresh start. It’s GOT to be better than it was last year. Let’s see… to recap last year’s weirdness:

Dec 27

Holiday Cheer!

Thursday morning, 12-27-01, about 10 days since my last update. Everything is going very well with me and I feel really good. I’m now up to 3 Neurontins per day, as prescribed. The pain in my toes rarely becomes a problem, and when it does I simply take a 600 mg Ibuprofen and all is …

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