Tag Archives: ATGAM

Two Debates Happened Today


 

 

I just finished watching the final president debate, and it was … something. I won’t bore those that read this with my thoughts about tonights debate, as I don’t want to really post anything about my political views on Living Like A Boss, but it was sure interesting.

This is an election worth watching, and it has not failed to disappoint. Obama and Romney both came out swinging, but I still believe that each presidential candidate should be allowed to enter the debate stage with music fit for the World Wrestling Federation and pyrotechnics exploding.  That would make this election truly American.

Now for some other news regarding my admission to the hospital.

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Some New News Regarding Hospital Admission


I received a call today from my hematologist, and it looks like I will be admitted this Sunday to begin the ATGAM treatment.   I still have to phone Kelowna General Hospital admitting to confirm there is still a bed available for me first thing Monday morning, but if all goes well, I will be admitted in the afternoon.

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Another Week of Waiting


Sometime Tuesday or Wednesday of this week, the ATGAM medication had been approved, meaning that I’ll be admitted very soon to the hospital.  I’m assuming I’m waiting for a bed to be opened for me at the hospital, although, the communication from my hematologist‘s office is still leaving something to be desired.

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Frustrating Friday


A little frustrated this morning after a full week of not hearing anything from my hematologist about when I might be going in.  Although I got a blood transfusion on Wednesday to get me over the hump, we were hoping to get some word about what the delay or hold up is.

Communication is vital to me, and right now the lack of communication between my hematologist and me is lacking.

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More Blood


 

After being told that I would be admitted at the beginning of this week for the ATGAM treatment, the medication has still not arrived.  The ATGAM medication is not something that is readily available, so that is what I’m guessing the delay is.  In the meantime, since my counts are getting lower and lower, my hematologist decided to do a band aid treatment of giving me two more units of blood this morning.

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