John Clark - continued


log in

Advanced search

Message boards : Cafe SETI : John Clark - continued

Previous · 1 . . . 16 · 17 · 18 · 19 · 20 · 21 · 22 . . . 26 · Next
Author Message
Profile celttooth
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 21 Nov 99
Posts: 14101
Credit: 9,318,800
RAC: 18,669
Canada
Message 1316853 - Posted: 18 Dec 2012, 17:09:35 UTC

Hang in there John, we are still pullin' for you.

rob smith
Volunteer tester
Send message
Joined: 7 Mar 03
Posts: 8124
Credit: 52,393,005
RAC: 77,994
United Kingdom
Message 1316865 - Posted: 18 Dec 2012, 17:30:17 UTC

Don't drink any more red wine today - only white will do today....
____________
Bob Smith
Member of Seti PIPPS (Pluto is a Planet Protest Society)
Somewhere in the (un)known Universe?

Profile Chris S
Volunteer tester
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 19 Nov 00
Posts: 31007
Credit: 11,207,965
RAC: 19,552
United Kingdom
Message 1316883 - Posted: 18 Dec 2012, 18:20:51 UTC

Er, will Rosé do?

Profile Zapped Sparky
Volunteer moderator
Volunteer tester
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 30 Aug 08
Posts: 6574
Credit: 1,200,844
RAC: 77
United Kingdom
Message 1316904 - Posted: 18 Dec 2012, 22:55:08 UTC

Good luck John, and when did hospitals stop stocking gossip magazines? :)
____________
In an alternate universe, it was a ZX81 that asked for clothes, boots and motorcycle.

Client error 418: I'm a teapot

Tropical Goldfish Fish 13: You're not crazy if you crunch for Seti :)

Profile John Clark
Volunteer tester
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 29 Sep 99
Posts: 16515
Credit: 4,418,829
RAC: 0
United Kingdom
Message 1317006 - Posted: 19 Dec 2012, 7:07:29 UTC

Sorry for not posting last night, but the Hospital car forgot to get me at 04.30pm and alternatives were arranged. Not much time left after a meal and bath then sleep. As you can see I am heading back to Nottingham, but getting ready for my 07.30 am collection car

No stem cells harvested yesterday - white cell count OK, but stem cell count only 50% of the minimum target.

Very confident both targets will be exceeded and harvesting stated today. If so, then today and tomorrow should be sufficient for the transplant, according to the Nurse in Charge's expertise.

I now look forwards to seeing how I feel after 5+ hours of blood being recycled?
____________
It's good to be back amongst friends and colleagues



Profile Chris S
Volunteer tester
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 19 Nov 00
Posts: 31007
Credit: 11,207,965
RAC: 19,552
United Kingdom
Message 1317085 - Posted: 19 Dec 2012, 12:58:56 UTC

We are all rooting for you John, hang on in there .....

Profile Daniel Michel
Volunteer tester
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 2 Feb 04
Posts: 14898
Credit: 1,325,912
RAC: 29
United States
Message 1317163 - Posted: 19 Dec 2012, 16:20:28 UTC

John...You will be strong enough for whatever has to be done...Optimism is your greatest strength.
____________


Proud to be TFFE

Profile Julie
Volunteer moderator
Volunteer tester
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 28 Oct 09
Posts: 18499
Credit: 3,339,462
RAC: 6,303
Belgium
Message 1317210 - Posted: 19 Dec 2012, 17:42:06 UTC

I can only agree with Dan and Chris. I just know you have the strength, John!
____________


rOZZ

Profile Mike
Volunteer tester
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 17 Feb 01
Posts: 23326
Credit: 31,697,770
RAC: 23,964
Germany
Message 1317234 - Posted: 19 Dec 2012, 18:09:00 UTC - in response to Message 1317210.

I can only agree with Dan and Chris. I just know you have the strength, John!

Absolutely.
____________

rob smith
Volunteer tester
Send message
Joined: 7 Mar 03
Posts: 8124
Credit: 52,393,005
RAC: 77,994
United Kingdom
Message 1317363 - Posted: 19 Dec 2012, 22:02:19 UTC

Ask them to top it up with a 16 year old's....
____________
Bob Smith
Member of Seti PIPPS (Pluto is a Planet Protest Society)
Somewhere in the (un)known Universe?

Profile Blurf
Volunteer tester
Send message
Joined: 2 Sep 06
Posts: 7399
Credit: 6,473,725
RAC: 5,173
United States
Message 1317409 - Posted: 20 Dec 2012, 0:33:23 UTC

Hang in there! :)
____________


Profile John Clark
Volunteer tester
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 29 Sep 99
Posts: 16515
Credit: 4,418,829
RAC: 0
United Kingdom
Message 1317416 - Posted: 20 Dec 2012, 0:54:10 UTC

Been a funny sort of day, and a busy one.

Stem cells were harvested for 5 hours today (that is Wednesday), and more will be taken today (Thursday).

Didn't feel any different but fatigue and sleeping before the TV rules.

I woke to find the time, so it's off to bed as I am up at 05.30am for collection at 07.00am. But it should be the finish and I can do catch up shopping Friday (may be?)
____________
It's good to be back amongst friends and colleagues



Profile Angela
Volunteer tester
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 16 Oct 07
Posts: 8681
Credit: 2,851,956
RAC: 7,993
United States
Message 1317440 - Posted: 20 Dec 2012, 2:00:03 UTC

Profile John Clark
Volunteer tester
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 29 Sep 99
Posts: 16515
Credit: 4,418,829
RAC: 0
United Kingdom
Message 1317668 - Posted: 20 Dec 2012, 17:28:14 UTC

Thank you Ang for the beautiful roses. They went down well here, and should last the Christmas break.

Not a lot to report except harvesting of stem cells is proceeding. That is both for yesterday and today. I have a final session tomorrow, and there will be sufficient for liquid nitrogen storage and to move towards a stem cell transplant, for a new immune system, in the next month or so.

Until I need to go to isolation for the transplant I will be thinking of you all.
____________
It's good to be back amongst friends and colleagues



Profile Chris S
Volunteer tester
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 19 Nov 00
Posts: 31007
Credit: 11,207,965
RAC: 19,552
United Kingdom
Message 1317687 - Posted: 20 Dec 2012, 17:44:11 UTC

Many thanks for the udate there John, it all seems positive from what I can see. To add to Ang's roses try this single malt

Profile John Clark
Volunteer tester
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 29 Sep 99
Posts: 16515
Credit: 4,418,829
RAC: 0
United Kingdom
Message 1317694 - Posted: 20 Dec 2012, 17:53:01 UTC

Oooh!

Definitelt ...
____________
It's good to be back amongst friends and colleagues



rob smith
Volunteer tester
Send message
Joined: 7 Mar 03
Posts: 8124
Credit: 52,393,005
RAC: 77,994
United Kingdom
Message 1317710 - Posted: 20 Dec 2012, 18:11:08 UTC
Last modified: 20 Dec 2012, 18:12:17 UTC

As a Diurach I have to say there is one whisky above all others:


Slainte
____________
Bob Smith
Member of Seti PIPPS (Pluto is a Planet Protest Society)
Somewhere in the (un)known Universe?

Profile Julie
Volunteer moderator
Volunteer tester
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 28 Oct 09
Posts: 18499
Credit: 3,339,462
RAC: 6,303
Belgium
Message 1317720 - Posted: 20 Dec 2012, 18:30:29 UTC

We will be thinking of you as well, John:)

@Rob: Jura...my favourite!
____________


rOZZ

Profile celttooth
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 21 Nov 99
Posts: 14101
Credit: 9,318,800
RAC: 18,669
Canada
Message 1317742 - Posted: 20 Dec 2012, 19:03:24 UTC
Last modified: 20 Dec 2012, 19:03:40 UTC

You can do it John, God knows it will be hard,
I am betting that you are harder.
G' luck

rob smith
Volunteer tester
Send message
Joined: 7 Mar 03
Posts: 8124
Credit: 52,393,005
RAC: 77,994
United Kingdom
Message 1317794 - Posted: 20 Dec 2012, 20:12:47 UTC

Julie - I'll raise a glass to you on Christmas evening xx
____________
Bob Smith
Member of Seti PIPPS (Pluto is a Planet Protest Society)
Somewhere in the (un)known Universe?

Previous · 1 . . . 16 · 17 · 18 · 19 · 20 · 21 · 22 . . . 26 · Next

Message boards : Cafe SETI : John Clark - continued

Copyright © 2014 University of California