Jottings from Joey

My Ultrasound Today

November 14th 2012 4:23 pm
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Hi Friends,
Thanks so much for your purrs for me. You know, I feel fine, and today my oncologist said I put on weight!
I have good news and bad news. The good news is that my node is back to normal size. The bad is that it is a funky color and my small intestine wall has thickened. My doc said this could me I have a form of small cell lymphoma, or that I have IBD. I haven't been sick at all, so Mom elected not to have me cut open to see exactly what is inside me.
Dr. Bulakowski explained that if I have this type of lymphoma, it is generally not very aggressive and that the condition can be managed very well with chemo and steroids. I am going to be ultrasounded every month, so we can keep an eye on things and of course if I get sick, I will be back sooner.
But for now, so far, so good.
Your Pal,
Joey

 
Purred by: WeBeesSiameezers (Catster Member)

November 15th 2012 at 1:27 am

Thanks for sharing this with us, Joey.
We will keep on purring for your well being.
Purred by: Alex (sweet angel girl) (Catster Member)

November 15th 2012 at 1:46 am

Joey I don't know if you know this but I had IBD and we have a website with a ton of information on it. I'll have to email you the link because Catster has fleas.
Purred by: Edwina (Angel Eddy) DG#1 (Catster Member)

November 15th 2012 at 2:30 am

We praying for you Joey :)
Purred by: ☀ Charlie RIP ☀ (Catster Member)

November 15th 2012 at 9:07 am

Sending purrs!
Purred by: ZEEKE dreamboat #40a (Catster Member)

November 15th 2012 at 3:35 pm

Joey stay strong my friend. Eat lots and do exactly what the doc doc says. We's be thinkin of you.

Loves,
Zeeke & the crew
Purred by: Orion (Catster Member)

November 15th 2012 at 5:59 pm

Purrrrrr!!!
Purred by: Teebo - Dreamboat #66 (Catster Member)

November 15th 2012 at 6:36 pm

We'll be keeping up the purrs for you!
Purred by: Norman DB#93 2001-2013 (Catster Member)

December 31st 2012 at 8:03 am

I have IBD, have had it for at least two years. You will find some great info here, written by a Catster meowmy. you can also read my page there. http://www.ibdkitties.net/index.html

 

Joey


 

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