Yesterday's clinic visit was very long. My blood work showed that I needed both magnesium and potassium. The magnesium makes me very hot and just feel "yucky" so they have to run it very slow so we were there until around 4:00. They also put me on a very restrictive diet (sweet potatoes, cream of wheat, some bland cereals with lactose free milk, etc.) because they thought I may have graft versus host disease in my digestive system.
Today's visit was much better. I did not need any magnesium - this is the first day in weeks that this has been the case. The current rounding Dr. at the clinic (Dr. Sullivan) reviewed my chart in more detail and thinks that I do not have GvHD in my digestive system so he took me off the restrictive diet and put me on a high sodium diet since my sodium level is still low (which you can imagine is quite the opposite). So I am much happier with the foods I am being able to eat now.
They also did a bone marrow biopsy today and the results of this will tell us a lot about the success of the transplant. It will take a week or more to get the results but they will be able to tell how much of my bone marrow is donor cells and how much is my own leftover bone marrow. The goal is to be at least 80% donor cells so our fingers are crossed.