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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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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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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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22 Weeks Home (Day +168)- Acid Reflux Returns & HSCT Failure Rates

I’ve decided that once I hit the 6 month mark, +180 days that I’ll stop blogging weekly and switch to blogging each month, unless I feel the need to blog more often if something comes up.  The reasoning is that … 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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17 Weeks Home (Day +133)-Surviving the Week: Car Accident, Stomach Bug and Walk MS

As the title says, it’s been quite the week…..Seriously….I was doing so well at having an uneventful recovery for the past couple months I was hoping it would stay that way, but no, this week had to ruin all that. … 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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16 Weeks Home (Day +126)-My Immune System is 4 Months Old!!!

September 11th marked my 4 month stem cell birthday!  It really is hard to believe that 4 months have passed since I got my stem cells back.  At times it really feels just like yesterday and at other times it … Continue reading

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