I think my graft vs host is much better, but Dr. O thinks I'm still way too red. Part of the reason is that I've been scrubbing the dry, dead, flaking skin off every time I shower. He said, "You can't rub your skin off down to the normal skin!" Anyway, he's keeping me on the same meds for another week, and wants to give me Rituxan next week to help get rid of the gvh. I don't really want it, but he said it will help, and that the double benefit is that it will also target any hidden cancer cells (although we don't believe that I have any). It will be a course of 4 infusions of Rituxan over 4 weeks. He's anxious to get me off the prednisone, and says the Rituxan will help with that.
Oh wow, it is thundering like crazy right now. It started while we were at the BMT clinic this morning, and has continued this afternoon. It's really gray and drippy. And a little bit cold. I put on a sweater.
Josh has gone to pick up puffy tacos for our lunch. We stopped at Mom's and I made her a toasted chicken salad sandwich that she ate with chips and pickles and a cookie for dessert. Josh took Teddy out for her since it was raining.
I'm looking forward to Reece coming home from school so I can snuggle him up!