BMT +116

January 25, 2022 0 Comments

I’m one hundred sixteen days post transplant. While I was in the hospital I attempted a few band workouts and some such but I was pretty much just reduced to walking. It was about as much as I could do. Upon getting home, I started to get back into my home gym and move a …

Day +103 BMB

January 12, 2022 5 Comments

Had my Day +100 post transplant bone marrow biopsy. I started my day at 4am. Through the scheduled week, today was my day to squat. I knew that post biopsy squatting would be out of the question so I got up an hour and a half earlier to make sure I got the important parts …

60 days post transplant

December 1, 2021 4 Comments

Yesterday was Day +60 from my bone marrow transplant (BMT).  We’ll retest my chimerisms to see how well the engraftment is going and hopefully see some improvement in my T-cell percentages.  My platelets have dropped a bit so there has been some testing to see if there are any underlying viruses that might be attributing …

3 Tenets

November 22, 2021 0 Comments

I write almost every day.  My goal is a thousand words a day.  That’s almost three pages of single spaced text.  I journal everyday as well.  I’m still trying to find the journal I really like the most.  So far I’m using a simple journal from Amazon, one from BestSelf, and another from Monk Journal.  …

Strength is a cure

November 11, 2021 0 Comments

I had this strange idea.  I’ve been doing strength training for over 25 years.  Picking up something heavy isn’t something I just give up because my situation has changed.  What it does though is give me an edge in working through my current diagnosis and it’s subsequent ordeal.  I might not be deadlifting 600lbs right …

Getting Started

July 3, 2021 0 Comments

Recently I decided to change the context of the website/blog that was LCS. With covid and my diagnosis, my priorities have shifted a bit. Well, in trying to do that, I royally fucked my site. So, here we are again starting over. I figure I work and build on this while I’m in the hospital. …