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Don’t Tell Me 2018 Will Be My Year

If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard that over the past few weeks, maybe I’d be able to make a dent in my copays. There is no situation where I will be in good health within the … Continue reading

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Surviving (kinda)

To everyone who has contacted me over the past few weeks – thank you. I feel the love and support. I’m sorry that I haven’t been able to get back to most of you. I just can’t right now. I … Continue reading

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Acute Renal Failure

I feel overwhelmed by the task of conveying this past week. On Saturday I was admitted to Stanford hospital for fever symptoms. I can’t actually get a fever because prednisone suppresses fevers and I’m on a very high dose, but … Continue reading

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My Stupid 22nd Birthday

Ok I turned 22 and the most annoying thing is having to answer people when they ask “What did you do for your birthday? Was it fun?” First of all, no, nothing is fun because my body hurts and itches … Continue reading

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Scary, Rapid Decline

My symptoms in my eyes, mouth, hands, and feet have continued to improve and they are essentially gone. I have a bigger problem, though. I have developed sclerodermic gvhd, which is essentially skin tightening. My skin has become thick, immobile, … Continue reading

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Back to School

How weird, to be going back to school after watching a timeline full of graduations, trips, new jobs, and graduate school programs. I started last week, and it is bizarre. I watch the freshman in the quad or the older … Continue reading

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Hello. I went to beverly hills

TL;DR: I have been really sick and am hopefully getting better. I’m raising money for Stupid Cancer here. I have reached insanity in dealing with this GVHD. I got home August 12, after a summer during which I got progressively more … Continue reading

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