Tag Archives: Post-HSCT

The Darkness After HSCT: Depression and Anxiety

I’m not going to lie this is not a topic that I actually planned to write a blog post on, but a friend of mine in the HSCT world has realized that these issues are the dark side of HSCT … Continue reading

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11 Month Update (Day 335)- Life & The Risks of HSCT

I’m starting out this blog post on a sad note.  Most in the HSCT community, especially in the Russia group, know that a wonderful woman undergoing HSCT treatment passed away in Russia this past month.  Everyone undergoing HSCT knows the … Continue reading

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10 Month Update (Day 304)-Employment & Life

This post is a couple of weeks overdue but my life has been so incredibly crazy lately that I just have not had time to sit down and type up a blog.  As I mentioned on my facebook page for … 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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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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23 Weeks Home (Day +175)- 6 Month Follow-Up Neuro Appointment

So this blog post is a day late, but I had a neuro appointment today (Thursday), so I held off writing the weekly blog so I could discuss that, because really the rest of my week was boring and not … Continue reading

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21 Weeks Home (Day +161): MRI Results Are In & NO ENHANCING LESIONS

So for those of you who follow my facebook page for my HSCT journey, Cat’s HSCT Journey, you already knew this as I posted about this the day after I got my results back.  But as I mentioned in last … Continue reading

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20 Weeks Home (Day +154)-5 Months Old & I Conquered the Monkey Bars!!!

October 11th was my 5 month stemmie birthday!  Most exciting part of it really is the fact that my hair is starting to really grow now.  It’s about an inch long in most places and really is a mess.  I … 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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