Tag Archives: MS

18 Months Post-HSCT Update

Well it’s not quite the 18 month mark yet, but close enough.  So I have totally been slacking on writing a blog post.  I meant to do one at the 15 month mark, but with it being summer and all when … Continue reading

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One Year Post-HSCT Update

I cannot believe one whole year has passed since I underwent HSCT in Russia.  Still seems so crazy to think that I went to the other side of the world to undergo a medical procedure that I couldn’t get in … Continue reading

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9/10 Month Blood Work

In my last post, my 9 month update, I mentioned that I would be going to get my blood work done eventually.  I had hoped to do it closer to the 9 month mark, but the upper respiratory virus/cold I … Continue reading

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9 Month Update (Day +280)- Sickness, Stress & Recovery

It’s been 9 months now since I got my stem cells back and rebooted my immune system.  In  a way it seems like just yesterday, but at the same time it also feels like it never happened.  Hard to describe … Continue reading

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8 Month Update (Day +245)- Holidays, Snow & Health Insurance

This post is over a week late, but life has been incredibly hectic lately and I just haven’t had the time to sit down and type up an actual blog post.  But now I have some time, so here goes. … Continue reading

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Second Floor Isolation Rooms/Lounge Area Pictures (December 2016)

In case you are wondering, no I am not back at the wonderful hospital that performed my HSCT, although I would love to visit again someday to show my appreciation to the wonderful Dr. Fedorenko and the entire staff there. … Continue reading

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7 Month Update (Day +215)- Hair, Salt Lamps & Health Insurance

So I previously said I’d be switching over to writing updates about once a month now just because there isn’t much new to discuss, so here’s the update for 7 months.  Got my stem cells reinfused and rebooted my immune … Continue reading

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6 Month Post-HSCT Update

11 November 2016,I have reached the 6 month mark after HSCT!!!  May 11th was the date my stem cells were returned to me.  I share the date with 2 others, a gal from the UK and a guy from Norway. … Continue reading

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19 Weeks Home (Day +147)-5 Month Blood Work

Well I’m not quite at my 5 month stem cell birthday yet, but I did have blood work done this past week due to the car accident 2 weeks ago, but it’s close enough to call it the 5 month … Continue reading

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Food Served at the Hospital

So way back when I was in Russia, a friend asked me if I could do a blog post that focused solely on the food that we were served at the hospital.  When I did my daily blog posts I … Continue reading

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