Home again Brian was released from the hospital on Monday Jan. 3. He had a minor surgery to remove his tri-fusion catheter on Thursday, after which he traveled home to Columbia. He has a follow up appointment on Jan. 21 with the transplant doctors in Charleston.
Jan 01, 2011
Hospitalized again Brian was admitted to the hospital with a fever on Monday, Dec. 27. He toasted in the New Year with sparkling grape juice from his hospital bed. He is improving slowly.
Dec 23, 2010
Transplant Brian made it through the chemotherapy. Today he will have his bone marrow transplanted. His appetite is good. We walked outside both Tuesday and yesterday. He should be released...
Dec 17, 2010
Round 2 Brian was admitted to the hospital today for his second round of chemotherapy. He will be transplanted with his bone marrow on Thursday Dec. 23. It will be Christmas in Charleston for us...
Nov 29, 2010
Back home Brian returned to Columbia today. He is happy to be home. On December 16 he will return to Charleston for blood work and scans. At this time his final bone marrow transplant will be...
Nov 27, 2010
Back in the hospital Brian developed a fever and was admitted to the hospital on Sunday. The chemo has made him very nauseous. He will be released after Thanksgiving (yes, he had to spend it in the...
Nov 19, 2010
Post transplant Brian recieved the high dose chemotherapy last week and his transplant was Monday. He was released from the hospital Tuesday Nov. 16. He goes to clinic daily for lab work. He is...
Nov 03, 2010
Transplant Brian was in Charleston for the blood and bone marrow collection. They were able to collect enough cells for both transplants. We will return to Charleston Tuesday and Brian will be...
Oct 28, 2010
Transplant My mom and I traveled to Charleston today for a final visit with the transplant team. The transplant is to begin Monday, November 1 at 7am. This is the process of building up my stem and...