Sorry I haven’t written an update in a long time. But now we have some good news to share. On March 6th 2019 we met Dr. Patel to review the results of the last bone marrow biopsy. The results were clean and that officially ended Rachana’s Leukemia treatment. Dr. Patel put it best…. “you are… Read More End of treatment – Yay!
Back in Sept 2016 Rachana’s chemo was going on schedule and she was feeling good most days of the week. Then in the first week of Oct she had sepsis, and as you all know, spent 100 days in ICU and fought back from what most doctors thought was a pretty bleak prognosis. The visible… Read More After 10 months, back on track
We were recognized at #27 in a Top 50 Leukemia Blogs publication, which is ranked based on Google ranking, popularity, influence and quality. Thanks to everyone who have been following Rachana’s progress and keeping us in your thoughts and prayers. Our intent with this blog remains the same – keep our family and friends updated on… Read More Grateful
After the stay in the hospital, which lasted 4 days, Rachana was back home and still on home IV antibiotics when she spiked a fever and complained about chest pains. This time we were a little confused as she was already on antibiotics and her bloods counts were pretty much in the normal range. When… Read More Another bout of Pneumonia
Rachana had a fever of 101 a couple of days ago and we had a slightly nervous time driving to the clinic and then to the hospital. The last hospital stay being a life altering event caused some anxious moments when we were told to check-in the hospital to make sure the fever was nothing… Read More Common Cold, Uncommon Response
Rachana has now lived through the most challenging year of her life. It was last March when her Leukemia was diagnosed, without any warning. It is simply incredible what she has been through and I’ve seen first hand that she is now a stronger person than she has ever been. There are times when it becomes… Read More A year later
We changed our primary physician to one who is tied to UT Southwestern to make it easy to coordinate her care between the multitude of specialists. When we met the new primary physician her first words were “You are looking much better than what I expected reading your file”. There certainly is a glass-half-full message… Read More Looking better than what the files say