Saturday, September 19, 2009

Platelets are rock solid, Yea Yea Yea

The second time around with my IVIG, my platelets didn't budge between day 7 and 14, staying at a very healthy 220,000. After my first dose, by this time they had fallen 70,000.

I think it's the Beatles watch. It was running slow when I developed my ITP, and since replacing the battery, my platelets have improved.

Not that I am going to stop my IVIG. The Fab Four help those who help themselves. I get by with a little help from my friends.

Seriously, magical mystery thinking is a potent adjunct to modern medicine.



Blogger Brenda Corderman, MA, LMFT, Brea, CA said...

Your platelets love you, and you know that can't be bad.
Your platelets love you, and it's clear that's made you glad! Woo!
They love you, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah...

Oh, and so do we. :)

~Uri & Brenda

September 20, 2009 at 8:44 AM  
Blogger Alison said...

Magical, mystery platelets! Go, Brian.

September 20, 2009 at 6:33 PM  

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