Sorry it’s been a while since I’ve posted here. I will try to catch up in the next few weeks, but just know that – God be praised – I am 507 days out from my bone marrow transplant, and in remission!
So . . .
These past three weeks were kind’ve scary, as I suffered my first cold since my diagnosis. I had all the cold symptoms, headache, runny nose, cough. No fever, thank the Lord.
My wife was worried about pneumonia, but I knew I had been vaccinated for that, and I wasn’t worried about that. Well, not as worried as she, in any case.
Now, she wanted me to call my oncologist, but I quoted her Benjamin Franklin’s addage that one could treat a cold and get rid of it in two weeks, or it would go away in a fortnight on its own. So I got her to agree to wait and see.
And here, now, three weeks later, I am all clear.
So how did I get a cold? Ah.
Three weeks ago I flew on an airplane to a client location. In cold and flu season. Through the busiest airport in the world.
Not smart. But now I know. And I got over it.
I’m . . . almost . . . normal. And it feels great.