Archive for February, 2008

Winning Who is Worse Off

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

We went to Dr. Chambers today.  He was sick on Friday so we postponed until today.  Sam’s other ankle is broken and they put a cast on it today.  He picked blue just like his hearing aids -he has one blue and one red cast.   He was hoping he might get his red cast off […]


Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

Our VMA last week was 3.  Nicely down and very normal.  HVA was 14.5 just down .5 from last week and still high.  Don’t know what to think.  Margot  

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

I haven’t felt much like updating lately.  I still don’t have the VMA/HVA numbers from last week but have a call in to Jayne today and should have them back shortly.  We went in to the orthopedic specialist on Friday afternoon to have them look at Sam’s ankles again as he was still limply a […]

Quick update to last post

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

Dr. Sholler said the white count numbers are probably because Sam has a virus and that all the numbers together look good.  Off to do something fun with the boys this afternoon just to keep the contrast going. Margot 

Confusing Numbers

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

We finally got last weeks VMA/HVA back.  The VMA was exactly the same, 4.4 but the HVA was very high, 15.  It hasn’t been that high since we initially relapsed but at that time  the VMA rose with it.  VMA is less dependant on diet so most doctors put more weight on the VMA number.  We […]

Hope in a Fortune Cookie

Friday, February 8th, 2008

I’m woefully behind this week at just about everything, work, school stuff,  and of course, posting on the website.  Sorry for the long delay.  The only numbers of import that I have to share this week are LDH: 630 (normal) and IL6 - 33 Normal is below 3.1. It’s way above normal.  The IL6 number was taken back on the […]