Platelet count on Monday, July 16: 12
Platelet count on Friday, July 20: 13
Analysis and action items: Platelets are on the rise for the first time in approximately six weeks! No transfusion. CBC to be repeated on Monday, July 23.
Prednisone level: 60 mg daily
Prednisone-induced food cravings satisfied yesterday: guacamole, pizza, macaroni salad, chocolate chip cookies
Weight gain since initiation of Prednisone therapy: Five pounds