9+ Million Stem Cells Saved My Life… one year ago today

June 22, 2010
June 22, 2011

One year ago today I was at the amazing City of Hope Hospital having life saving Stem Cells (my own!) collected from my blood in preparation for my Autologous Stem Cell Transplant in July 2010

City of Hope Apheresis Center
6/21/2010
Over 9.3 million stemmies were successfully collected from my blood on
June 21 and 22, 2010
Combined with 6 months of Revlimid chemo + Dexamethasone steroids
and IV Cytoxan chemo
and Neupogen injections to pump up my stemmies
 and IV Melphalan chemo
and my Stem Cell Transplant
and a lot of wonderful people…
All combined to
Save My Life!
Hellooooo Myeloma………… I’m Winnnnnnning !!!!
June 22, 2011 = REMISSION STILL !!!
……………………………….
6-23-2010
I had a surprise One Year Anniversary present:
a Bone Marrow Biopsy!
Results in a week…
Counting on REMISSION still!!!
Winning!!!!