Sunday, September 26, 2010

ivig was best so far

Good Morning all or anyone who is still there :)
Just wanted to make a not that yesterday's treatment was the best so far.
We only needed to use 1/4 of the total amount of anti nausea medication. The side effects were less invasive as well. It is like a full body restless leg syndrome where the whole of me is just real unpleasantly stretching and jerking.
It was so much better. I was even able to sleep it off. The time line now has gone down from 6 hours to 5 hours 40 minutes.
The labs came back and terrific news. I am no longer depleting my lymphatic system just to stay well. Those levels are on the rise dramatically.

The full gama globulin levels have gone from  16 in April, to 26 in June  up to 
740 in September.
The normal range is 700-1600!

I am really reponding so well. 
Across the board the labs are really improving. My strength is getting better as well. 
My Mister and I even were able to have a little mini date while the kids went to a birthday party. So a nice little drive and even a walk around the mall! Yes a walk after infusion! We went and got the kids 2 hours after we dropped them off. We pulled up to the house and I was starting to get out of the car and it hit I was like a zombie trying to get inside. Revived a bit to heat a snack to give the family. Tried to spend a time with Dash and fell out hard and deep. After a good hour was able to rise to watch an event that is vailed due to Steves employ.

It was TERRIFIC news for his employer. This is a very exciting time and now we have a good hope that Steve's job will be more secure. After four years of effort, success was established. This is huge for more than just our little family. Wish I could say more. Suffice it to say God is Good!

So today I have to go eat humble pie for I got a traffic ticket and have to go to traffic school all day. 7:30-5 pm.  At least my health is serving me well enough not to dread it. So I better get going.
Everyone enjoy your day. Remember we never know who will cross our path. Be a blessing and recieve all that the day has to offer you as well.


Denise said...

That is great news all around.. (Except for the traffic ticket)
Sounds like your body is going to begin to heal itself.... Good for you, and I am thankful to hear about the security of his job being a bit better this day......

I so loved talking to you the other day..... you bring laughter and light to my life and right now that is a very very good thing.....

Have a blessed Sunday my friend and I will continue to pray.....

JUST A MOM said...

leadfoot,, told you to not take lessons from me. glad all is good

Denise said...

Such wonderful news sis, love you.

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