10/5/2012 4:41 PM
   I have posted several times regarding my health, and I cannot possibly express how thankful I am for the support I have received from you. I went to my oncologist on Tuesday, and, while I remain on a "maintenance" regimen, due to a genetic predisposition I have (which makes my multiple myeloma more aggressive than it would ordinarily be) but I am in remission. What a weight off my back!!!
  I get a weekly subcutaneous injection of velcade, and I take a revlamid capsule daily on a 21 day cycle. Aditionally, I am on antibiotics, and Zometa (helps curb bone brittleness).
  I have really come to enjoy being on disability. I am the original "nowhere to go and all day to get there guy." I have a 2 1/2 mile loop that I walk with the dogs 4-6 times daily. I have lost about 40 pounds, and I feel great. I have started an upper body calisthenic regimen, and an abs/core regimen as well. I lost most of my facial and body hair after my 2nd bone marrow transplant, but it is growing back already. I could live without hair growing out of my nose and ears, but hey, we can't have everything.


10/5/2012 5:35 PM
Great to hear pfattkatt!  Keep on fighting the good fight and we'll keep praying for you!
10/5/2012 5:43 PM
10/5/2012 7:49 PM
Rock on, amigo.  Your story has been inspirational; please continue to keep us all posted.
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10/5/2012 11:19 PM
great news man...very happy for you!!!
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10/6/2012 3:01 AM
Awesome news...hang in there pk!
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10/8/2012 6:35 AM
GREAT job man!!!  As the old saying goes:  You can't keep a good man down!!!
10/8/2012 9:57 AM
Outstanding news pfatt, stay the course, you're on a roll.......
10/9/2012 8:57 AM
Remission is the word we wanted to see.
10/9/2012 10:21 AM
See you in the platoon league!
10/9/2012 5:04 PM
So are you changing your moniker to skinnykat ?
10/9/2012 5:14 PM
Posted by micki on 10/9/2012 5:04:00 PM (view original):
So are you changing your moniker to skinnykat ?
hmmm....Maybe...how 'bout minikitty?
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