10/10/2017: PET Scan @MD Anderson

Another trip to Houston for another PET/CT Scan to check on my status.

07/12/2017: PET Scan Results

Everything was good on the scan, and still in remission.  There is just one spot to watch in the back vertebra. But could be a false positive from maybe an injury. I will return in 3 month to MD Anderson for a follow up PET/CT to confirm a false positive/ injury or if it’s still

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07/11/2017: PET Scan @MD Anderson

Another scan day. At MD Anderson today for a follow up PET/CT scan.  Hoping for the best, but keeping my options open just in case, as it helps make the news not as devastating if bad, but that much sweeter if good.  I feel fine, so that’s what counts. 06:00: Up 07:00:  Out the house.

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If You Build It, They Will Come – 06/16/2017

At the Shrine on airline, aka Zephyrs field before the Baby Cakes game. My dad and I were playing catch on the field and Dwier Brown walks up and asks to join us!  So we both got to throw a few with John Kinsella from the movie Field of Dreams. https://twitter.com/cakesbaseball/status/875858519970467840

04/11/2017: MD Anderson Follow Up

Time for my 3 month check up with Dr. Rodriguez for the study follow up.  My last infusion was December 27, 2016. 00:00:  Finish packing my bag. 01:45:  Done organizing and scanning my receipts and making a summary of the receipts for reimbursement of travel, hotel, and meal expenses for the study for my two

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12/27/2016: 37th Round Infusion at MD Anderson

05:20: Up I am. 05:30:  Ready am I. 05:45:  Ready is the wife finally… 05:50:  Out the door we head. 06:00:  At the airport we are. 06:15:  Through security we are. 06:25:  At the gate we sit.  Dee catches some Zzzzzzzs. 08:20:  Boarding begins. 08:25: I go up to the counter and ask the clerk

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12/15/2016: Head & Neck Surgeon Appointment at MD Anderson

00:20:  All done at the park, back to the hotel room my mom and I head. 00:30:  Back at the hotel room we are.  I do a few more things on my small laptop. 01:30:  To sleep I go. 09:00:  Up I am.  Quick shower and get dressed i get. 09:40:  Out the hotel room

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12/14/2016: 36th Round Infusion at MD Anderson

00:00: At the park we still are. 00:44:  Done at the park, back to the hotel room we head. 01:00:  Back in the hotel room we are.  I get back on my laptop and do a few things. 03:00:  To sleep I get. 07:30:  Up I am.  Ready I get. 08:40:  Out the room we

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12/13/2016: 36th Round Infusion at MD Anderson

12/13/2016: 00:00: Still working at a client location with my Dad running network cables, changing the configuration of their network, and installing a wireless access point. 00:15:  Wrapping up the job. 00:30:  Home my Dad and I are. 00:45:  A salad I eat. 01:30: I print up my mom and I’s boarding passes and pay

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11/30/2016: 35th Round Infusion at MD Anderson

11/30/2016: 00:00: Still in the park. 00:22:  All done at the park.  We make our way back to the hotel room. 00:30:  Back in the hotel room. 01:00:  To sleep I go. 07:30:  Up I am.  Shower and dressed I get. 08:30:  Leftover Cold Pizza for breakfast, great stuff! 09:15:  I check out of the

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11/29/2016: 35th Round Infusion at MD Anderson

02:00:  I finish ordering parts for a client for a project that I am working on.  To sleep I go. 05:30:  Up I am, dressed I get. 05:57: Out we head. 06:19:  My dad drops off my mom and I at the airport.  My wife has school & work, so she doesn’t get to come.

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11/16/2016:  34th Round Infusion at MD Anderson

0:00:  In the hotel room, I get on my laptop, eat some of the peanut butter bar, order items and wrap up what I need to jump on an restoration for the weekend. 02:00:  All done.  Time for me to go to sleep… 06:00:  Up I am. 06:30:  Shower I get. 07:00:  Finish ordering things

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11/15/2016:  34th Round Infusion at MD Anderson

05:30:  Up I am. 05:45:  I check a few things on client servers and services. 06:00:  Dressed and ready I get. 06:25:  Uncle Victor picks me, my mom and dad up.  Dee has school and work so she is staying home. 06:40:  At the airport we are. 09:06: Takeoff we do 10:08: Touchown. 11:08:  The

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11/02/2016: 33rd Round Infusion at MD Anderson

11/2/2016: 00:20:  I finish checking up with Dee, and then head back upstairs.  I browse the TV channels. 01:30: ZzZzZzZzZzZz… 06:30:  Up I am, and shower I get. 07:30:  I put on my numbing cream. 07:50:  Out of room 432 we head.  I head down to the 1st floor 08:00:  I check out of the

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11/01/2016: 33rd Round Infusion at MD Anderson

11/01/2016: Another trip to Houston, possibly the one of the last few I have left considering my study is about to run out. 05:30: Up I am. 06:13:  Out the door we head. 06:30:  At the airport, my dad drops me off. 06:45:  Through security.  I get my normal zero vitamin waters, lemonade as usual,

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10/19/2016: PET Scan Results and 32nd Infusion @MD Anderson

06:30:  Up I am. 06:45:  Contrast sucks, bathroom one must go following oral contrast that is disgusting and a heavy drink for the CT portion of the scan yesterday.  Shower I get. 07:30:  I put my cream on my port area for my port access later.  Brush my teeth then pack everything up. 07:45: I

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10/18/2016: PET Scan @MD Anderson

05:15: Up I am. Normal routine, get dressed, check my bag to make sure everything is packed and ready to go. 06:00:  Uncle Victor picks up my mom, dad, and out we head.  My wife has midterms this week, so therefore she cannot join us on the trip and staying home to take care of

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10/05/2016: 31st Round Infusion at MD Anderson

10/05/2016: 00:00:  I am in the business computer lab, and I try to print my tickets.  I log into Spirit’s website, but then the computer restarts for the nightly maintenance they do on the computer.  I an unable to print my tickets so I will just have to do it in the morning. 00:15:  Back

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10/04/2016: 31st Round Infusion at MD Anderson

05:10:  Up I am and prepped I get. 05:30:  All packed up and ready to go.  My youngest sister, Sarah, is taking the trip with me this time.  My wife has school and work and unable to make the trip with me. 05:50:  To the airport we head. 06:10:  At the airport we arrive, and

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09/21/2016: 30th Round Infusion at MD Anderson

01:30:  All done with my work for tonight. 06:45:  Up I am.  Shower anf ready I get. 08:00:  Out of the room we head. 08:05:  I check out.  Then back up to the second floor, across the skyway, and up to the sixth floor. 08:15:  I check in on the iPad at the myeloma and

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09/20/2016: 30th Round Infusion at MD Anderson

05:30:  Up I am. 05:51:  Out the door we head.  My dad is dropping my mom and I off at the airport on his way to work.  My wife has work and school, so she probably won’t be on any additional trips until the semester is over. 06:03:  At the airport we are. 06:15:  Through

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09/07/2016: 29th Round Infusion at MD Anderson

06:00:  Up I am. 06:30:  Shower I get. 07:00:  I apply my numbing cream to my port area and put my saran wrap over the area then put my shirt over that.  Saran wrap is great for keeping my shirt clean. 07:15:  I check to see if I can get my airline boarding passes printed

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09/06/2016: 29th Round Infusion at MD Anderson

05:15: Up I am. 05:45:  Out the door we head.  My dad is traveling with me.  My wife has school. 06:00:  Arrive at the airport we do. 06:10:  Through security we are. 06:15:  Sitting at C5 while we wait on the Spirit flight to Atlanta to clear out before going to sit at C6. 07:00: 

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08/24/2016: 28th Round Infusion at MD Anderson

00:00:  Still on the computer. 01:00:  To sleep I go. 05:00:  Up I am I take my thyroid medicine and back to sleep I go. 06:45:  Up I am again.  Shower I do, and prepped I get. 07:45:  My numbing cream is on. 07:50:  My teeth are brushed. 07:55:  My bag is semi packed. 08:00: 

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08/23/2016: 28th Round Infusion at MD Anderson

05:15:  Up I am. 05:30:  Dressed I get. 05:45: To the airport we head. 06:04:  At the airport.  No lines at security. 06:14: Through security.  Just hanging out around the airport to my 08:55 flight. 08:04:  The plane from Ft. Lauderdale arrives.  We are flying in their yellow plane today. 08:10: Boarding begins. 08:15:  Sitting

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