Monthly Archives: October 2020

The burning in my arm is better today, thank you ❤️

The burning where the port was taken out of my arm is better today. I think your instincts were correct, the burning was caused by the cholaprep I rubbed on it on Saturday that was stinging the wound. From the … Continue reading

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Bad burning in my arm where my port was

 Hopefully it will be a little better tomorrow, but the spot where the port was in my arm has burning pretty badly tonight, the pain starting to go up to my armpit. The packing came out on Thursday and … Continue reading

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Heart monitor activity 10/9 to 10/15

Heart monitor activity ** marks when I pressed the button on the heart monitor (I have to add those moments into the diary) I’ll probably finish up the heart monitor activity tomorrow morning, since I’m going to see Dr. Chang … Continue reading

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Wow— so my port is infected — Proteus Mxxxx

Whenever you have a chance, could you call me when you have a second. It turns out my port is infected!! I’m so grateful Dr. Ng took it out!!! ❤️❤️❤️ Dr. Ng asked me to contact you about what antibiotics … Continue reading

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Can I use the heart monitor a few days longer?

I was wondering if I could leave the heart monitor on a few days longer. I had the port in my right arm removed at 5:25pm on Monday (yesterday), and I’m curious to see if my heart rate improves now … Continue reading

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Me and Mr. Seagull posing on the PL at Cedars ❤️

Me and Mr. Seagull are out posing on the PL at Cedars 🙂 Just got port out, yea. I’m very grateful the Procedure Center squeezed me in today. ❤️❤️

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Current state of the port on my arm: red, burning.

This is what my port currently looks like. It burns really bad. I took out the needle that Dalmar put in Friday yesterday afternoon since I knew I wasn’t going to flush it again, and I’m surprised by how much … Continue reading

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I’m going to call you tomorrow — I was severely ill with very bad chills all night after my port was flushed —

So my port was flushed with saline yesterday around 5:30pm, for the first time in a few weeks, and about two hours later I had severe chills all night. I was really really cold, even with an electric blanket on … Continue reading

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What do you think of this bump on my elbow?

What’s interesting about the bump on my elbow, is that it doesn’t hurt or have liquid in it, I can’t pop it or anything like that. It seems pretty solid. Just because I’ve had squamous cell, do you think I … Continue reading

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