Memorial Day weekend mom was re-admitted in Ann Arbor. After running tests, the doctors determined that she was going to need to have her gall bladder removed. She hass been home now for a week and is now back on track to continue her recovery.
She is doing well and is glad to be home.
May 22, 2016
I had my last bone marrow biopsy on 5/2/2016. On 5/9/2016, I found out my results, no leukemia cells were found. I am still waiting on further results from that biopsy, which I hope to receive at tomorrows appointment in Ann Arbor. Thank you all for your support. Cassie Pendell
Mar 16, 2016
We have officially reached Day 50! 50 more then we get what we pray will be the final tests of this whole ordeal!
Feb 08, 2016
Mom is getting out of UofM soon. So far so good.
Jan 26, 2016
Day Zero has come and passed. We now find ourselves one day after the start of the transfusion of the Stem Cells.
So far mom is doing well. We are not certain when we will know the results; but...
Jan 21, 2016
On the 19th of January, Mom was admitted and have begun her "conditioning" (chemo among other treatments) for her transplant. The current plan is that the transplant will be on or around the 25th.
Jan 15, 2016
Mom is getting closer to admission for the transplant. We are hoping that it will be sometime next week.
Jan 08, 2016
Mom had her ultra sound. And everything was all clear.
At this point I believe we are still waiting to hear of the new transplant date.
Dec 26, 2015
Mom was able to be home for Christmas and is feeling fine. We are still waiting to understand what it was that caused the Pancreatitis as the issue for the time being has resolved itself. At some...
Dec 19, 2015
Mom will be in Borgess until at least Monday. They think she may have a gull stone that is causing the pancreatitis, but they want to be able to do another xray to make sure where it is located and...
Dec 17, 2015
A shift in Day Zero:
The Past few years have been anything but predictable. The transplant was slated for Dec 22nd/23rd; however the date is now pushed back and our countdown is reset.