As many of you know, I had a Dr's Appt last week. I finally got around to calling the nurse today to find out the results of my tumor marker test. I will attempt to be somewhat somber in communicating my news...with attempting being the important word to note. Ok, here we go...
For a quick review (& taken from a previous post) "There is a blood test (CA-19-9) that is a tumor marker test which I take periodically. Normal is 0 to 37. On March 24th my results were 795 and on May 12th it had dropped to 106." As of last week, my numbers have increased significantly.
Now, I know some of you will say 'how much' and I will say 'Significantly'. So, if you are thinking 'ah, she'll tell me I'll just ask.' I just want to make sure you know, right up front, that I won't. This way you can avoid that feeling of rejection & I can avoid feeling badly that you feel badly, because I still won't tell you.
But on a good note, my liver function is looking pretty good. Go Organs that Regenerate!! I can now drink an occasional glass of red wine because my liver counts are great & I'm no longer considered 'liver-compromised'. I wonder, how many calories are in a glass of red wine? Oops, sorry, I'm digressing. Anyway, my liver function is looking great and I have a CAT scan scheduled for mid-July just before my next Dr's Appt.
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