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 bone drilling etc., but actual bone marrow transplants are decently boring. Before the transplant there … Continue reading Day +5: new life experiences

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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 go there. For the first few weeks after I was diagnosed, my brain just shut … Continue reading Admission #3 – BMT

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 the most part, have not been too sick. Tomorrow I will be going under for … Continue reading String Lights, Mortality, IV Poles, Oliver Sacks, Kids with Cancer