Monthly Archives: September 2015

Day +5: new life experiences

As most of you know, I got new bone marrow on Thursday. I am pretty stoked about this because as we know my old bone marrow was really worse than useless. The word ‘transplant’ elicits exciting visions of surgery and … Continue reading

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Admission #3 – BMT

I am tired and I think it is time for us to have a come-to-Jesus blog experience. I don’t think I have completely explained the specifics of my subtype of AML as they affect prognosis so I am going to … Continue reading

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The word you love to hear: Remission

!!!!!!!!!!!!! At 1:30 on Friday I had a quick little surgery/bone marrow aspirate to get a sample of my bone marrow. By 5 the pathologist had looked at a sample and found no abnormal cells. To date the most incredible … Continue reading

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String Lights, Mortality, IV Poles, Oliver Sacks, Kids with Cancer

I know it’s been awhile. This is actually good, because it means there hasn’t been much news for me to share. I’ve been in the hospital for the past few weeks waiting for my immune system to recover and, for … Continue reading

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