” And blast, and fire.”
11:30 Karen is trying to rest after her early morning run to Johns Hopkins for blood work and the bone marrow biopsy.
07:05 – Blood counts were depressed a little more, which in itself is depressing. They used Ultrasound to find a ‘good’ vein. Details later.
07:30ish – Although she did receive conscious sedation, the biopsy proved problematic as the tech had to drill into the bone and butt at a second location. We are hoping that a good enough sample was extracted. The dressing looks like a yard of duct tape.
” The waiting is the hardest part
Every day you get one more yard
You take it on faith, you take it to the heart
The waiting is the hardest part”
So, we are back to the waiting game once more. On average, 7 to 10 days for cytogenetics to come back.
” Y’all come back now y-hear ”
To be continued….