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Archive for October 2013

Words of Hope – Balancing Act

Oct 2008 versus Oct 2013 As I mentioned in the September blog, it was a weird time of recovery.  I had received the FLAM treatment in August and spent September getting better and getting ready for a bone marrow transplant.  I was visiting Hopkins everyday and having my blood “checked”.  In September I was receiving blood transfusions and…

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5th Year Anniversary

In 2008, I was diagnosed with Acute Leukemia.  I was told my singular option for survival was a bone marrow transplant.  I received the transplant in November, 2008; 5 years ago now.  I met terrific friends through that experience; doctors, nurses, other patients and, of course, Isabel my donor from Germany.  For years, my patient friends…

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Preamble to HeroPalooza

I have had a challenging and rewarding week that will culminate tomorrow at Hero Palooza.   I spent Saturday and Sunday with CAM and his family at Hopkins as he continues his battle.  I also got to meet a new friend face to face Saturday on “the unit” at Hopkins, VG.  I have been speaking with her…

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