Celebrating Thousands of SCTs & BMTs

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE CITY OF HOPE WEBSITE:

Friday, April 29, 2011
“Special Event 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

“35th Annual Celebration of Life Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant Reunion (Invitation Only)
Thousands of bone marrow/stem cell transplant p…

Wednesday the 13th feels like FRIDAY the 13th

Well my optomistic bubble has burst today…
My eternal theme of “the glass is always half full vs half empty” is feeling empty today…

I’ve been working so hard eating right, hydrating all the time, and taking care of my cancerous bod…

23 years before Myeloma ~ Celebrating my Daughter!

On this day, April 8th, 23 years ago, my beautiful, amazing, smart, strong-willed, fun daughter Alissa was born!

As I mentioned in my previous birthday blog about son Scott, Jim and I were not planning to have kids… we were…

9 months post SCT … with current MM Stats

Nine months ago today, I received my own Stem Cells back to re-energize, re-furbish, re-grow, re-generate and re-new my cancerous, chemo stripped system! Yippee, that was 9 months ago today!!!

And the numbers from my last blood tests reveal that the L…

April Fools! It’s all a Joke!

Happy April 1, 2011 !

I’m sooooo happy to report that I have just been informed that my Myeloma diagnosis was all wrong!

Wholly Cow! They’ve made a mistake and I’ve been notified that they were actually just messing with me!
My Myeloma diagnosis is…

25 on the 25th! Celebrating My Son

Happy 25th Birthday Today to my “Mr Incredible” Son Scott :)

25 years ago today, was an amazing, monumental day for me and my hubby Jim…
Our handsome, smart son Scott was born at 1:58pm… ah…. such a story… but those that know us, kn…

2.2 on 22

Yikes!!!!! My whites are falling, my whites are falling!
I know, many of you say not to worry, levels fluctuate daily, weekly, monthly…
But now my Drs are taking note… and talking changes… maybe…

I had been as high as 3.4 a few months ago… b…

R I P Max … 5-5-99 to 3-15-11

Our family is mourning the loss of our dear furry pal, Max …
Maxie, our sweet little Chihuahua doggie, almost 12 years old, died from congestive heart failure last night, around 11:30pm

We knew Max wasn’t doing well these past several…

8 months Post SCT

So today, March 5, 2011 marks 8 months since my Stem Cell Transplant at City of Hope on July 5, 2010
Can’t believe it’s already been 8 months since that grueling month-long hospital stay and challenging recovery process…

Overall I’m feeling pp…

No New News IS Good News !

Hello Everyone :)

Just have to note the date 2 – 22 – 11
For those that know me, you know why this date is symbolic to me!!!
For those of you that randomly stumbled upon my blog, or just know me virtually… my birthdate is 11-22

I’ve decided since…