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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Bone Marrow Biopsy

I saw my hematologist today, who is working with my immunologist and the decision was made to proceed with a bone marrow biopsy and aspiration of lymphatic tissues. It is scheduled for 4/20/2011 at 10:15am.  I'm scared, but believe that we'll finally get answers to some abnormalities that have surfaced over the last bit of time.  I've been sleeping 15 hours of 24 for the last few days. I'm just so tired. It's only gotten worse.

As promised yesterday, here are some photos:

 Nitza and I 
Nitza and I

 On the left the Caribbean Sea on the Right the Atlantic Ocean
 beauty
 Nitza

 The adorable sun hat
 Grenada
 Happy Girl
 Tobago
 Tobago
Me asleep

5 comments:

Josh said...

Thinking of you, my friend. It's difficult dealing with the anticipation of resolution, but if anyone can do it with grace and poise...it's you. :-)

Stacey said...

Good luck with the biopsy. I'm a new reader. I linked to you from Jen Vanderpools blog. I have a blog, but I also work for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. I have met TONS of people who have had bone marrow biopsies. If you're nervous ask for some Ativan or Xanax. It takes the edge off a bit.
Love the pictures!

Tara said...

Thanks so much Stacey... They are going to give me Xanax... I'm nervous but really trust my doctor. I am looking forward to answers, but scared of what they might be...
Thanks for coming by

Stacey said...

By the way, I'm at Confessions of a Cyster...

http://www.confessionscyster.blogspot.com

Good luck and keep us posted!

Dawn said...

I love the pictures ... you both look beautiful! Good luck with the biopsy ... I hope you get the answers you are looking for ... looking forward to meeting up this summer for a little vino and barley and hops ... maybe some yummy food to be accompanying it as well .. hugs to you and N and A ...

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