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Standing By, Like A Boss


 

After a long morning of calling, being told I would receive a call back shortly, waiting, calling back, being told the person who was to call me was on break, waiting, calling back, being told someone would get back to me, waiting, calling, person who was to call me is on another break, waiting.

I received a call from 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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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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Still Waiting


 

After word last week that I’m going to be admitted to the hospital for the ATGAM treatment, I am currently in another holding pattern.  A few things have to align, such as, an isolation bed has to be made available in the cancer ward, and the specialty medication has to be brought in from the Lower Mainland.

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