Tuesday, September 8, 2009


Just back from GD's office.

SPEP analysis of blood: "No evidence of monoclonal protein."

Immunofixation: "No monoclonal protein."

Light-chain analysis of urine: "All protein is albumin with no globulin."

That, my friends, is complete remission.

I am waiting to hear these words from BB's mouth after he sees all this plus the PET and MRI before I throw a huge party, but that's not going to stop me from having one hell of a great bottle of wine this evening.

The road is far from over but the worst is behind me, I believe -- how nice it is to say that, as opposed to "well, let's just see how long this lasts" which is the best I would have if I'd gone for treatment other than Total Therapy.

THANK YOU, all of you, for your love, kindness, support, encouragement, prayers, positive thoughts, and help. You have all been so important to my getting this far.

I will report back from Arkansas in about eight days. Until then, my friends, be well!!!