Category Archives: Scans

Christmas comes early for the Phillips’!

Yippie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Not only was my scan good…it was GREAT! There was ZERO uptake on the PET scan which means it is TOTALLY and COMPLETELY gone! Ahhhhhhh, God is so good…that’s all I know to say. The last few days, last night, today just felt different this time. It felt lighter. I had noticed that in […]

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All I want for Christmas is a…PERFECT SCAN!! :)

Hi everyone!! OK, time for my ONE YEAR post-transplant workup/PET Scan…So Exciting!!! I will go in on Monday (21st) morning for blood work and then I am scheduled for a 10:30a PET Scan. It really is very nice of them to arrange this for me right before Christmas so I can have a nice holiday […]

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Yippie!!!

Wow! What an amazing day. Actually it’s been an amazing last few weeks. First and foremost, my scan was…AWESOME!! I hadn’t even left the building after having my scan when I got a call from Marisa (For those of you who have joined this more recently, she is my dear friend, the surgeon I worked […]

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Scan time!! :)

Hello all! Anyone have an ark we can borrow?? Just kidding, but for those of you not in the southeast, you may have heard we’ve had a little bit of rain down here. Just goes to show how quickly things can turn around. It wasn’t so long ago that we were in a major drought […]

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Beginning Again

Hello! I have started this posting many times over the last few months and would get pulled away for various reasons or just didn’t feel that it was coming out right. I also wasn’t in a great place for awhile (while we fine tuned my hormone replacement…who knew how powerful your hormones are and how […]

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We did it!!

OK everyone it’s been a bit of a roller coaster the last few days (I didn’t have my scan until almost 5p last night and I just got the results an hour ago) but….finally we have the GREAT news!!!!! Even more improved than last time! I will plan on doing a more in depth posting […]

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Time to rally!

Alright everyone, time to rally the troops! My next scan and work up is Monday morning so here’s my request: I would greatly appreciate any and all prayers, blessings, happy thoughts, smiles, etc headed my way between the hours of 9:45a and noon. I know we have a wide rang of people on this site, […]

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Finally…a full update!

Well, after a bit of a hiatus, I am happy to circle back and give you a more inclusive update on what we have been up to over the last few months. First of all, I am very pleased to tell you that my follow up appointment with my doctor at the Bone Marrow Group […]

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Update on the scan!

OK, sorry for the delay. As you know I had my PET scan yesterday morning. We got some results late in the afternoon and everything looked pretty good but there was one area of question. The PET scan has two components to it; a CT part that shows the geography of the body (if there […]

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A Quick Update and Special Request

Hi everyone! I hope this finds you happy and well. It has been awhile since my last posting and many of you have been so sweet to check in and ask if everything is OK. Everything is just great and I had actually been working on a posting about 3 weeks ago to update everyone […]

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