I am 6 months from my transplant date. Feeling better. Improvement continues. PT and OT twice a week for both. Increased range of motion in hands and in shoulder. Your contributions have allowed me to improve! Thank you, thank you!
Oct 29, 2016
Still recovering. Side effect of chemotherapy is bone pain. Well, I got it! Menopause accompanied it's visit! Doing PT and OT at home to help increase range of motion. Everyday is a good day to be alive!
Aug 28, 2016
Last week I sat down to pay bills. I am really fortunate to have this account! I would like to thank you all, everyone ! I am truly blessed. It is so humbling to be the recipient of your gift....
Aug 09, 2016
I've been home almost a month. I have turned into a hermit to save myself exposure to germs. I have been going to OT and PT or to get labs drawn, but mostly stay home. It's fine because I am...
Jul 24, 2016
Home now. What a trip! Chicago saved my life, but home is where the heart is! Pat and I drove all night until we got home at 3 am. So happy to see my kids! Best medicine for me! Feel pretty good....
Jul 17, 2016
Wow! I am bad at this! Day +4. Which means I had my stem cell transplant 4 days ago. I have been up and down on a rollercoaster of nausea and sleep. The meds get rid of nausea but make me so tired,...
Jul 06, 2016
On my way to Chicago now! So excited!
Jul 04, 2016
Happy 4th of July! I am excited to celebrate MY INDEPENDENCE from this disease, this very same month! Enjoy your celebration!
Jul 02, 2016
Thank you for your continued support. I am grateful to you
Jun 24, 2016
My hair was falling out in clumps on Tuesday. We cut it off I am enjoying being bald! I can get ready FAST! No more bad hair days, lol! I am enjoying summer sun and all the fresh fruits and...
Jun 18, 2016
Leaving Chicago now. I had my stem cell harvest yesterday. Northwestern will keep them on ice until I return in July. In between tests, doctors appointments and other medical related tasks, I got...
Jun 13, 2016
Started neupogen shots yesterday. Feel good. Eating a lot of calcium to up my calcium stores for harvest on Friday.
Jun 09, 2016
Resting today. Chicago is cold and dreary. No sun at all. My mom and sister Jama are resting with me. The mobilization period of transplant left us tired from being up off and on all night. Thanks...
Jun 04, 2016
Setting my goal as my catastrophic out of pocket expenses.
Jun 04, 2016
In Chicago now. I start mobilization on Tuesday. So excited to start the beginning of the END of this disease.