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Peter Olson Patient Expert

Allegan, Michigan
"Fighting AML" Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
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What a busy morning by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This morning: I was a little depressed, then I told myself, "Knock it off!" Blood test ~ results should be back in a couple of days Occupational Therapy ~ finger, arm and ... Read on »
Explanation is not always necessary by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I can't say that I'm looking forward to Extracorporeal Potopheresis (ECP) treatments, but I'm hopeful for the benefits in counteracting cGvHD . It is interesting to me that ... Read on »
We will miss you Kristen! by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these." Matthew 19:14 (New International Version) ... Read on »
I may need a couple of minutes? by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today my Graft verses Host Disease (GvHD) doctor prescribed a new med, Rapamune, and a pack of steroids, Methylprednisolone, to help me with my chronic GvHD (cGvHD). She ho ... Read on »
Drupal for Beginners FAQ- Where did my content go? by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A common question (I even thought of this when I first started using drupal after joomla)... Where did my content go after I created it?  So check out my video below: ... Read on »
Drupal for Beginners - A Quick Overview of Drupal's Admin Structure by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I'm about ready to roll out a new drupal distrobution aimed at the internet marketing world, but there is a problem.  Most of the IM community only know wordpress.  Wordpr ... Read on »
Obviously I'm not a Rocket Scientist by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I shot off a rocket from my neighbor's front yard last month.   That rocket went up well over a thousand feet into the air and it punched into a cloud.   We lost sight of ... Read on »
Just down the road a little by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The sun is shinning now, but our road washed out from heavy rainfall earlier this morning.  It is amazing how a few inches of rainfall can so quickly erode away the earth an ... 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 »
My perspective on pain by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Why so much pain? Pain is because of sin (Genesis 3:16-17) Pain provides a warning to prevent further injury Pain can be due to punis ... Read on »
Get the right focus! by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer "I just now saw your picture in front of the best hospital in Allegan. :) I believe you were your own photographer, thus the reflection in your left glasses lens, ri ... Read on »
Blood test at AGH this morning by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Now, I can enjoy the rest of this beautiful day. I think that I'll just take a nap. Ha! Ha! If I slept at night, like I'm supposed to, maybe I wouldn't be so tired now. ;- ... Read on »
You must have a pretty bad head ache by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This bird just flew into my window.  I hope it gets its bearings back and can fly away before the neighbor's cat comes over.  ;-) According to the "Survivorship Guide for ... Read on »
What would you do with extra time? by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I saw the BMT doctor on Monday.  He increased my Tacrolimus (immunosuppressant) to 1.5 mg morning and night (6 pills per day), increased Hydrocortisone (steroid) to 20 ... Read on »
Just a little puffy by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer No, not a just a little puppy! I know that you are all excited to see a little puppy. Although, little puppies are cute, I mean that I'm just a little "puffy". As i ... Read on »
What a contrast! by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Sunday morning was just beautiful.    The sun was shining through the trees.    Beautiful birds singing and eating.    We listened to a good sermon at church ... Read on »
Pretty & Good by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Hey!  How are you doing?  I'm doing pretty good.   I'm pretty and I'm good.  Ha!  Ha!  ;-) Doc increased my Prograf. Now I'm taking 1 MG in the morning and in the evening ... Read on »
Warnings in small print by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This afternoon we went to see the Homeschool Performing Arts performance of ‘Titanic the Musical’ ( www.hpami.org ).  It was very good.  A nephew and a niece of mine a ... Read on »
"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 »