After 37 days in the hospital, I was discharged on Saturday. So far my main feelings are complaints that there is no morphine at home and that it is a bit harder to ignore having leukemia when you compare yourself to the outside world. Leukemia is different from other cancers because since it is in the … Continue reading Reasons to love the hospital and never get your ovary out
I have been in the hospital for a month now (s/o to June 18) and it looks like I might be able to be discharged for four days before my next cycle of chemo. Sometime next week if my immune system cooperates. The past week was neither cute nor fun, so I'll spare you the … Continue reading 1 month anniversary ❤ ❤
Okay so we all know appearance is important. For example, I really wanted to pick a chic black and grey theme for this wordpress but Saige said I can’t have a black cancer blog and I really saw her point so I went with light blue to calm us all down (aren’t you grateful?). So … Continue reading I’m bald and I’m being a baby about it
Hey My baby brother Jack (baby as in 16 years old, 6 feet tall, rows boats really fast, and eats 3700 calories a day) HAS THE SAME BONE MARROW AS ME. My doctor came in and congratulated me and I literally almost got angry because what could he be congratulating me for? Being the 1 … Continue reading Bone Marrow Match and Registry!
Hi friends! This is as weird for me as it is for you, but a few weeks ago I was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. You are probably frantically googling AML right now, so I'll give you a crash course: I have pediatric AML, which is awesome. Outcomes are better and more consistent. This is … Continue reading Acute Myeloid Leukemia and other fun things