Not quite home yet – small delay

In the event it turns out that I’m not going to be going home today unfortunately.  Yesterday my neutrophil count had dropped back to a level at which they wouldn’t be happy to discharge me (0.6).  In fact a drop in the count was expected to some degree, because all last week I was having the bone-marrow boosting GCSF injections, but Friday was the last one.  So now we’re seeing the unaided performance of my bone marrow.  The blood counts should start coming up quite soon, but until they do I can’t be discharged.  So perhaps Thursday to go home?  Starting to get a hint of cabin fever stuck in this room now, but it’s bearable for a few more days yet…


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