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Peter Olson Patient Expert

Allegan, Michigan
"Fighting AML" Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
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"Praise God, from whom all blessings flow", Thomas Ken by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good;  his love endures forever. Psalm 118:29 (New International Version) Forever - God is Faithful - Chris Tomlin bondse ... Read on »
"Yes, I Love Technology" ~ Kip (Napoleon Dynamite) by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This split screen is pretty cool stuff. Well, that doesn't look good! Read on »
“Aw Crap!” (Beware: Gross Warning) by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer That phrase describes my exact feelings sometimes.    I may or may not say it out loud, though; it depends on who is around me at the time. I’m pretty sure ... Read on »
'For the Love of Pete' Team Meeting by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer We had our first team meeting tonight. Mary made us a Tee-shirt for our team. Link to our team's website:  For the Love of Pete Please feel free to make a tax deducti ... Read on »
(Day 162) by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Last Sunday:I went to church with Kim. They were happy to see us together in church again. That's the first time this year I've been in church. That's another answered prayer ... Read on »
2 Year Anniversary of diagnosis (Day186) by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Wow! It was two years ago today that I was told that I had leukemia. I remember it like it was yesterday. My daughter and I were in the doctor's office, AGH, when I got the ... Read on »
3rd 2nd Birthday by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer On Thursday, January 19, 2012, I plan on celebrating my 3rd 2nd Birthday★ and I am officially declaring that we* have won this fight against AML. (★ the third anniversar ... Read on »
A Call For GVHD Prevension Research by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This beautiful young woman is Christy Novak.  She was diagnosed with leukemia in 2009.  She went through chemotherapy and had a bone marrow transplant (BMT) as part of her ... Read on »
A new wind instrument? by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   Lynn took the picture and was making me laugh too. No, it's not a new wind instrument, I'm just getting another pentamidine treatment.  It is the easiest ... Read on »
Adult BMT Immunizations by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Pink & Yellow Bandages I'm all up to date on my shots now. Four shots in my left arm and one in my right arm. I didn't cry. The needles were very sma ... Read on »
Aegir Quick Tip - Fixing Image links when Migrating a Site to a Different URL in Aegir by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I'm always moving sites from a "dev" url to the production url using Aegir.  Something like dev.mysite.com will become mysite.com. In doing this, drupal has image issu ... Read on »
All is well by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer On Tuesday, my blood test was very good, I had six more immunization shots  (three in each arm - Ouch!), a monthly pentamidine treatment, and a BMT doctor visit. There w ... Read on »
Allegan, Michigan (Day 175) by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Allegan, Michigan is pretty cool. Here are some photos I took today. The water tower has a new paint job. It says, "Visit Downtown ALLEGAN"The Old iron bridge Newer con ... Read on »
Altered by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Last Thursday, my Respiratory Therapist told me that she feels chemically altered from the treatments she had years ago while fighting cancer herself.  She told me that the ... Read on »
Began Potopheresis Treatments Today by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Connected This machine is pretty cool.  It does the complete photopheresis process. The machine is equipped with a centrifuge and a small "tanning ... Read on »
Benefit Luncheon Scheduled (Day 275) by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I’m just letting everyone know that we plan on celebrating.  We plan on getting together for an open house benefit for our family and giving thanks to God for His healing ... Read on »
Benefits Verses Risks by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Good news: eosinophil count is down and back into the normal range, due to the ECP treatments, most likely. Last Tuesday, at my BMT doctor appointment, my doctor expresse ... Read on »
Beverly Needs a Miracle, Please Pray 41 (Day 239) by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Please pray for a miracle for Beverly Sue Cook. NOTE: I'm good!  So take those prayers you would have made for me today and pray for her instead.  :-) BIG THANK YOU ... Read on »
Big week ahead, next week by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Blood tests on Monday, doctor visit on Tuesday, pentamidine treatment and visiting with Indian Lake Papa & Mama on Wednesday, 47 years old on Thursday (remind me to ge ... Read on »